he latest installment brings more to the table than ever before, making it the most advanced mobile game in the world today. Its revolutionary new features include unprecedented web-to-wireless multiplayer, the ability to create private tables and games and extraordinary customization and communication tools. The game is available on mobile phones worldwide, including RIM and Windows Mobile devices.
"We are thrilled to continue leveraging the strength of the World Poker Tour brand and our mobile expertise to create market-leading products," says Michael Temkin, chief technology officer and EVP operations. "Together, we bring cutting-edge, connected games to consumers throughout the world. With integrated mobile and online gameplay, poker fans have the ability to play WPT Texas Hold 'Em 2 against anyone, anywhere."
With true web-to-wireless gameplay, WPT Texas Hold 'Em 2 makes top-caliber poker available to fans how they want, when they want. Players can enjoy the same great game on either their mobile phones or on the web, and play live, multiplayer poker against other mobile or web players from all over the world.
Setting new standards in convergence and community features, WPT Texas Hold 'Em 2 lets players play alone in single-player mode, live with other players at public tables, or create their own private tables to play with their friends or family. Customizable avatars and advanced communication features like chat, instant messaging lists, and regular multiplayer tournaments increase the interaction and community between all players.
With more than 6 million downloads worldwide and hundreds of thousands of hands played weekly, the first WPT Texas Hold 'Em is consistently a top seller across major carriers worldwide. The sequel builds on the best from the first game and blazes new ground.
Levi Buchanan, editor of IGN Wireless, states, "I cannot imagine a single player having any regrets about making this smart download. WPT Texas Hold 'Em 2 is an authentic poker game that will satisfy newcomers and card sharks alike. The single-player poker game is good -- it's full of options and solid content. But the star is the web-to-wireless mode which represents a monster step forward not just for mobile poker, but mobile games in general."
"We're thrilled to be working with Hands-On Mobile to make the World Poker Tour franchise the number 1 poker brand across multiple platforms, including television, mobile and online. With the amazing connectivity of this game, we expect to dramatically grow the size of the mobile and online freeplay poker playing audience," says Steve Lipscomb, founder, president and CEO, WPT Enterprises. "With exciting new products like WPT Texas Hold 'Em 2, we continue to work together to bring authentic, WPT-caliber poker to fans and players all over the world, anytime, anyplace, anywhere."