While others debated the need for a broadband infrastructure to enable Internet-based games, Electronics Arts' Origin label demo'd Ultima Online, a multi-user graphical adventure which allows literally thousands of players to participate simultaneously over the Net.
The game is currently in alpha and should go live before Christmas. Only a partial environment will be downloadable from the Net FOC. A full client CD-ROM will be available through the stores for about u15-u20.
CRN's Nima Green caught up with Chris Labrey for a quick Q&A at CRN's recent European Channel Leadership Forum
We caught up with the Atea chief exec at CRN's European Channel Leadership Forum in London
Andy Gillett has been appointed GM for the UK and Ireland
UK is one of two countries to see rollout of vendor's newest subscription service