For the first time, Tweeters share activity streams in virtual worlds
SANDPOINT, ID– APRIL 30, 2009– PlayXpert, the provider of next-generation in-game community management tools, today announced the availability of a new community-created widget called the PlayXpert Twitter Widget. The new widget allows gamers– for the first time– to Tweet in-game and share their activity stream in virtual worlds as it happens.
“Twitter has become an elemental way for people to share information about anything they are doing, thinking, or discovering,” said Charles Manning, CEO of PlayXpert.“For gamers, having access to Tweet to their network while in-game is a critical feature and demonstrates the power of the PlayXpert platform to bring everything into the game experience for users.”
The Twitter widget also allows automatic Tweets when users launch or stop playing specific games. The automated Tweets are particularly valuable to facilitate social gaming in multiplayer games such as World of Warcraft?, Call of Duty?, and Company of Heroes?. The PlayXpert in-game operating system works across any PC game allowing all PC gamers to Tweet without leaving the immersive environment of their favorite game.
Gamers simply download the Twitter widget from the PlayXpert widget gallery, and sign in with their Twitter credentials. The PlayXpert platform and the new Twitter widget are available for free at http://www.playxpert.com
PlayXpert, LLC, is the provider of next-generation in-game community management tools which address a core need in the growing MMOG (Massively Multiplayer Online Game) market. The Company is focused on delivering the technology gamers want to enrich their community experience and allow them to engage in their favorite activities (forum posts, chat, music control, or monitoring system diagnostics) while in-game. PlayXpert is a completely customizable platform giving gamers the freedom to choose just the rightseries of tools to enhance their gaming experience. PlayXpert has published their widget application programming interface (API) so that community-built widgets can be delivered for the PlayXpert ecosystem. The company is headquartered in Sandpoint, Idaho. For more information, please visit www.playxpert.com.
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