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Qene Games partners with Ethio Telecom to bring high-quality mobile games to the Ethiopian market

Qene Games will make its games available to the market using Ethio Telecom’s fintech solutions

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia, April 11, 2022 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ — Qene Games, in partnership with Ethio Telecom, will make high-quality mobile games available to the Ethiopian market.

Qene Games is the leading game development studio in Ethiopia. Creator of Kukulu, Gebeta and Feta mobile games, Qene won Best Entertainment App and Best App of the Year at the Apps Africa Awards for its first two games. These African-inspired mobile games are fun, engaging, and offer players a unique and authentic experience through their African art styles, music, and characters.

The partnership between Qene Games and Ethio telecom will be a major achievement for the Ethiopian gaming industry. The partnership ultimately aims to solve the main challenge of the gaming industry – payment options. Using Ethio telecom’s fintech solutions, Qene will make its games available through different models, including subscriptions and in-app purchases.

“We believe that Africa has great potential to become a major game exporter and compete in the global creative and entertainment industry. However, the first step we need to take to make this a reality is to give African creators easy access to sell their content in the African market. We are pleased to have taken a step forward in this direction with our recent partnership with Ethio Telecom.” Dawit AbrahamCEO of Qene Games.

The partnership will begin with Qene’s first-ever mobile game, Kukulu. Kukulu is a famous Ethiopian mobile game that shares the epic adventure of a brave hen on the run to save her life from her captive farmer. The game is localized into over four Ethiopian languages ​​and features culturally relevant characters and settings that Ethiopian players find relevant. After this launch, Qene will strive to make available to the Ethiopian market its entire library of games and more high-quality games from local and mainland sources.

The long-term vision of this collaboration is to increase the number of African games published on the continent and grow the industry by providing easy market access for talented game creators. “Through this partnership and those to come, we want to provide African countries with enjoyable and relevant content, while showing young people Africa that the gaming industry is a promising and financially viable sector in which to enter. Samuel SisayCTO and lead developer at Qene Games.

Qene Games also aims to use its membership in the Pan-African Gaming Group (PAGG) to achieve this vision. Launched in February 2022, the Pan African Gaming Group has brought together ten of Africa’s top gaming studios to unify the continent’s gaming industry. This group currently has access to around fifty mobile games from its toy library.

Pan-African Gaming Group (PAGG) is focused on developing and publishing locally relevant content that is relevant to African gamers. Qene Games, in collaboration with PAGG and Ethio Telecom, will open the game market to African game developers by helping to locate and distribute their games in the Ethiopian market.

Media Contact

Dawit AbrahamQene Games Inc., +251910184144, contact@qenetech.com

SOURCE Qene Games Inc.


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