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May 09, 2022

Piepacker becomes Jam.gg while celebrating 2 million users and expands its social gaming multiplayer catalog of SNK, ATARI, and Team 17 hits to mobile

From Press Release:

THURSDAY 5 May, LONDON – Today, the free, social-gaming platform, Piepacker announces its rebranding to become Jam.gg. Along with the new name, a host of new features such as: public game rooms, larger gaming rooms, and the brand new, easy-to-navigate user interface are available on the platform both on desktop and mobile (beta).

With this level up, Jam.gg aims to double down on its mission in bringing people together through gaming with one click, and to be the go-to platform for fun-first, online gaming with friends. Jam.gg has an impressive library of games, with a variety of titles across many genres, with gems from indie game developers like Morphcat and Bitmap Bureau as well as world-renowned game makers like SNK, ATARI, and Team 17, and even exclusive original games like Arsene Bomber, giving users the best chance for online fun and multiplayer banter.

With its expanded 8-player support, new mobile accessibility (beta stage), and Public Rooms feature, Jam.gg’s wish for gaming to be a social experience has been upgraded to make it more enjoyable and easier to do so. Users can now join, or create, private and public rooms that boast up to 8-players, allowing them to play with old and new friends alike. Using our new innovative Safe mode option, players can still chat, with their camera off with the option to use some of our cool AR masks.  The platform also introduced Moods to its public rooms as part of their matchmaking system, to match players based on their playstyle and gaming interests. Jam.gg is working with the security-tech innovator, Bodyguard.AI, on a technology which will be implemented in the near future to ensure rooms remain safe for all users as well.

“We believe that gaming is fundamentally a social activity, and with our evolution to Jam.gg, we’re creating an ultra accessible gaming experience that can be enjoyed at home or on mobile. With 2 million users worldwide already, being available on more platforms will help us reach even more people,” says Benjamin Devienne, CEO of Jam.gg. “Our community is awesome, and continues to be overwhelmingly positive in their support.”

The change to Jam.gg also brings with it a brand-new homepage. The modern, and user-friendly, interface can be browsed on desktop, and for the first time, on mobile (in beta). While in its early stages, Jam.gg hopes this new feature will bring users into the action even faster, with the new tags feature to browse by your favourite categories and the ability to quickly switch between games.

Along with its extensive range of retro-titles, Jam.gg is also happy to announce the evolution of its catalogue with a fresh batch of modern games coming to the platform later in 2022:

  • Overcooked! (Team 17)
  • Moving Out (Team 17)
  • No Heroes Here (Mad Mimic)
  • Blazing Chrome (Dotemu)

Fans of Jam.gg have lots to get excited about throughout the remainder of 2022, with the new look and a host of new games from board games and modern party games to entirely new, original productions. Jam.gg is building a thriving ecosystem for gaming communities, developers and creators, and invites users to join them and explore new social possibilities.

For more information on Jam.gg visit the website, or play directly for free with your friends on the platform.

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