Trion Worlds Announced as Latest Open Gaming Alliance Corporate Member

Posted on March 11th, 2016

 Leading Game Developer and Publisher Joins Games Business Trade Association to Support Ecosystem and Improve Industry

BEAVERTON, Ore.; March 7, 2016 The Open Gaming Alliance (OGA), a non-profit trade association focused on the games industry business, today announced Trion Worlds® as its newest Corporate Member. Trion Worlds, a leading publisher, developer and distributor of premium games for the connected era, joins other forward-thinking industry leaders including Intel, Dell/Alienware, Logitech, Razer, Unity, Webroot, Lenovo and Ubisoft in supporting the OGA’s efforts to provide leadership and opportunities; and encourage growth and diversity within the games business ecosystem.

The Open Gaming Alliance provides an array of resources to its industry members, ranging from research and best-practice guidance; to marketing support and networking with some of the industry’s premier middleware and hardware providers, and publishers. Founded in 2008, the organization has evolved to cover multiple platforms and operating systems; maintaining its primary goals of strengthening and promoting the community around all game platforms while providing a unified voice.

“If I had to choose one critical, defining characteristic of the PC, it would be that it’s the leading environment for Open Gaming.  That’s what makes this platform the constant leader in vibrant innovation, from solo developers to massive teams. From the era of offline to online, and to esports and to VR.  To this day it continues growing,” said Scott Hartsman, Trion Worlds CEO. “We look forward to working with other industry leaders and contributing to the OGA’s initiatives, as we all work toward our common goals of creating the best, most unique experiences for game players worldwide.”    

Last year the Open Gaming Alliance announced several new initiatives including new membership levels; new eSports, AR/VR, Software, Diversity and Cloud Gaming special interest groups; and a significant expansion of its indie developer support. Additionally, the OGA issued its annual Pinnacle research report analyzing industry revenues and trends

“Trion Worlds is known for delivering innovative and immersive experiences such as Rift and Trove to gamers globally, as well as its mindfulness toward diversity and cause-related good corporate citizenry,” said Wanda Meloni, OGA executive director. “Trion’s forward thinking and expertise with competitive, massively multiplayer games are a great asset to our members and community.”

About the Open Gaming Alliance (OGA):
The Open Gaming Alliance is a non-profit association focused on the games industry business. From development and game play, to platform innovation and business opportunities, the OGA and its member companies support growth, leadership and opportunities for the games industry. 

About Trion Worlds:

Trion Worlds is a leading publisher, developer and distributor of premium games for the connected era. Powered by Glyph, the breakthrough development and publishing platform, Trion is revolutionizing the way games are developed, played and sold. Trion’s top-notch teams deliver high-quality, dynamic, and massively social games operated as live services across the biggest game genres, including the highly anticipated Atlas Reactor™, the critically acclaimed blockbuster, Rift ®, the groundbreaking trans-media crossover Defiance ®, and the innovative Trove©, as well as publishing XL Game’s ArcheAge©. Trion has offices in Redwood City, California, and Austin, Texas.

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