Research in Motion acquires Germany's Scoreloop, which has done work for iOS and Android

BlackBerry maker Research in Motion has officially acquired Scoreloop, a company based in Munich, Germany.

Scoreloop works with developers to inject social elements into games and has worked with both Apple and its iOS platform, and Google and its Android platform.

The company, which aims to make games both more social and more profitable, will now integrate its technologies exclusively with BlackBerry platforms, presumably for games on the PlayBook.

Below is the open letter from Scoreloop addressing the acquisition. Click for full size.

Waterloo, Ontario, Canada

Research In Motion (RIM), a global leader in wireless innovation, revolutionized the mobile industry with the introduction of the BlackBerry solution in 1999. Since then, BlackBerry products and services have continued to change the way millions of people around the world stay connected. With the launch of BlackBerry 10, we have re-designed, re-engineered and re-invented BlackBerry. Not only... more

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