JoWooD Productions Software AG

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VeriSign and JoWooD Set New Standards in Mobile Gaming

-------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Disclosure announcement transmitted by euro adhoc. The issuer is responsible for the content of this announcement. -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 04.10.2006 VeriSign and JoWooD Set New Standards in Mobile Gaming Liezen/Vienna, Austria, October 4th, 2006 -- VeriSign, Inc., (NASDAQ: VRSN), the leading provider of intelligent infrastructure for the networked world, today announced its partnership with JoWooD Productions Software AG (ATXPrime: JWD), to deliver wildly popular computer, online- and videogames to mobile devices. "VeriSign is committed to providing the richest content with an exceptional user experience that is most relevant to our customer’s customer," said Kevin Dent, Head of International Licensing and Syndication for VeriSign. "JoWooD has great blockbuster brands which we feel can make an easy transition to the mobile space. The combination of expertise from JoWooD and VeriSign brings a new force to the gaming marketplace." Frost & Sullivan (http://www.mobileandwireless.frost.com) finds that the Global Mobile Gaming Markets earned revenues of 3 billion dollars in 2005 and estimates this to reach 13 billion dollars in 2011. "VeriSign has always been committed to the growth of the global premium mobile content markets," said Vikrant Gandhi, Industry Analyst for Frost & Sullivan. "The VeriSign and JoWooD partnership will allow consumers to play the most popular computer, online - and video games on their mobile devices and not be forced to choose from titles they are not familiar with." The game concepts, delivered by JoWooD this year already, have not yet been seen in the mobile marketplace. VeriSign transforms these best selling and classic computer, online and video games into a Java-application for various mobile devices in the market place. "We are looking forward to the cooperation with one of the leading companies in the sector of digital commerce and communication," says Albert Seidl, CEO of JoWooD. "We are confident that JoWooD, in combination with Verisign, will strike new paths in the mobile games industry. This transatlantic exchange and synergy of know-how are the basis for further innovations." About VeriSign VeriSign, Inc. (Nasdaq: VRSN), operates intelligent infrastructure services that enable and protect billions of interactions every day across the world’s voice and data networks. Additional news and information about the company is available at www.verisign.com JoWooD Productions Software AG Shares of the JoWooD Productions Software AG are traded at the Vienna stock exchange in the prime market segment. JoWooD is one of the leading publishers of computer- and videogames. JoWooD develops and publishes state-of-the-art entertainment software for all major existing and upcoming systems. JoWooD`s games are distributed in all territories by a worldwide net of distribution partners. Please visit www.jowood.com for further information. end of announcement euro adhoc 04.10.2006 08:02:08 -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- ots Originaltext: JoWooD Productions Software AG Im Internet recherchierbar: http://www.presseportal.de Further inquiry note: JoWooD Productions Software AG Dr. Albert Seidl, Vorstand Mag. Philipp Brock, Investor Relations Tel.: +43 (0)3612 2828 mailo:investor@jowood.com http://www.jowood.com Branche: Software ISIN: AT0000747357 WKN: 935221 Index: WBI, ATX Prime, ViDX Börsen: Börse Berlin-Bremen / free trade Baden-Württembergische Wertpapierbörse / free trade Frankfurter Wertpapierbörse / free trade Bayerische Börse / free trade Wiener Börse AG / official dealing

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