Electronic Arts revealed that it will launch mobile versions of Harvest Mania, Word Whomp(TM), World Class Solitaire and Squelchies as well as mobile games based on the FIFA Street, DEF JAM(R) and SimCity(TM) franchises in Winter 2005/Spring 2006. These titles build on EA's commitment to bring hit games to mobile phones nationwide. Now, gamers will be able to download the same compelling gameplay, real-world sports rosters and rich service-based communities found in the games' counterpart console, PC and web games.
The new games round out EA's roster of mobile games which already includes Need for Speed(TM) Underground 2, Need for Speed(TM) Most Wanted, NBA LIVE 06, Tiger Woods PGA TOUR(R) 06, FIFA 06, Madden NFL 06, The Sims(TM) 2, Poppit!(TM) Turbo 21(TM) and Tri-Peaks Solitaire.
In his keynote address at the conference, John Batter, VP and General Manager of Electronic Arts' EA Mobile group, noted that, "The growth of mobile entertainment hinges on our ability to deliver meaningful communities and unforgettable experiences. At EA, our focus is to drive the medium forward by bringing our franchises to market in a way that resonates with the unique play patterns of the mobile consumer.