Limited Release Samsung Galaxy S7 edge Injustice Edition celebrates Injustice: Gods Among Us third anniversary

Jun 07. 2016

The Samsung Galaxy S7 edge Injustice Edition Inspired by the Iconic DC Super Hero Batman Available in June

JOHANNESBURG, South Africa – 07 June, 2016 – Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd., announced the Galaxy S7 edge Injustice Edition in collabouration with Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment and DC Entertainment. In order to commemorate the third anniversary of the popular mobile game, Injustice: Gods Among Us , the companies partnered to bring Samsung’s technology and one of the game’s central characters, Batman, in a sleek, high-performance smartphone. The limited edition Galaxy S7 edge Injustice Edition will be available in early June exclusively in countries like: China, Singapore, Korea, Latin America, Russia and South Africa (others to be announced soon).

With enhanced hardware and software and a bigger battery capacity - ensuring extended play time - the Samsung Galaxy S7 edge is optimised for the best gaming experience, fueling a natural partnership between the two brands.

Developed from the ground up by award-winning NetherRealm Studios, the Injustice: Gods Among Us mobile game delivers stunning graphics and a completely unique fighting gameplay experience. The game features a collectible card mechanic and engages players in 3-on-3 tag team combat that features many of DC’s most iconic characters.

“We are excited to partner with Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment to offer this special edition of the Galaxy S7 edge for fans of Injustice: Gods Among Us," says Craige Fleischer, Director: Integrated Mobility at Samsung South Africa. “Samsung always seeks to provide the best mobile gaming experience for its users and this partnership reinforces our commitment to the game’s fans.”

The Galaxy S7 edge Injustice Edition package includes a sleek deep black Galaxy S7 edge, with gold detailing and the iconic Batman inspired seal on the back, Injustice Edition Samsung Gear VR (in select countries including South Africa), Injustice game credit and Oculus VR content vouchers.* This limited edition smartphone is available at selected Samsung brandstores and online on bidorbuy.co.za from the 6th of June 2016.

“bidorbuy is the place where people are often the first to buy the latest high-tech devices. It is also the place where shoppers buy rare and collectible items,” says bidorbuy CEO Jaco Jonker. “Together with our 17 years of experience in the ecommerce business, this make bidorbuy the ideal platform for the South African unveiling of the limited edition Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge smartphone,” concludes Jonker.

The Injustice: Gods Among Us game is available as a free download on Google Play.

Full details and product images are available at www.samsungmobilepress.com or http://www.samsung.com/global/galaxy/events/injustice.

* Products in the edition package may differ by markets and mobile operators

About Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. inspires the world and shapes the future with transformative ideas and technologies. The company is redefining the worlds of TVs, smartphones, wearable devices, tablets, cameras, digital appliances, printers, medical equipment, network systems, and semiconductor and LED solutions. For the latest news, please visit the Samsung Newsroom at news.samsung.com.

About Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment

Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment, a division of Warner Bros. Home Entertainment, Inc., is a premier worldwide publisher, developer, licensor and distributor of entertainment content for the interactive space across all platforms, including console, handheld, mobile and PC-based gaming for both internal and third party game titles.

About DC Entertainment

DC Entertainment, home to iconic brands DC (Superman, Batman, Green Lantern, Wonder Woman, The Flash, etc.), Vertigo (Sandman, Fables, etc.) and MAD, is the creative division charged with strategically integrating across Warner Bros. and Time Warner. DC Entertainment works in concert with many key Warner Bros. divisions to unleash its stories and characters across all media, including but not limited to film, television, consumer products, home entertainment, and interactive games. Publishing thousands of comic books, graphic novels and magazines each year, DC Entertainment is one of the largest English-language publishers of comics in the world.

About NetherRealm Studios

NetherRealm Studios is a leader in the development of interactive entertainment, and the creator of the billion dollar Mortal Kombat franchise. Mortal Kombat has spawned two theatrical films, multiple television series, and has sold over 42 million games to date. Located in Chicago, Illinois the award-winning NetherRealm team has been working and creating games together since 1992. Additional information about NetherRealm Studios can be found at www.netherrealm.com.

About bidorbuy

bidorbuy is South Africa's leading online marketplace. Established in 1999, the company has created a safe and convenient way for people to buy and sell goods online. As a virtual trading place that brings buyers and sellers together and allows them to buy and sell virtually anything in an exciting auction format, using the Internet, bidorbuy has created a thriving online marketplace.

 

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For further information, please contact:


Theo Boshoff
Epic MSL Group 
011 784 4790
083 329 2150
theo.boshoff@epicmslgroup.com

Phathutshedzo Nepfumbada
Samsung Electronics South Africa
011 549 7969
078 213 4975
p.nepfumbada@samsung.com


Jaco Jonker
bidorbuy
011 367 0000
promotion@bidorbuy.co.za