February 2, 2010
Konami Digital Entertainment Co., Ltd.
KONAMI announced today that it will launch the SUPER MILLION JACKPOT this February. The SUPER MILLION JACKPOT is the first in the amusement industry progressive jackpot that can be linked to medal game machines throughout Japan*2, giving players everywhere a chance to win.
The SUPER MILLION JACKPOT provides a communal playing experience that automatically instills a sense of camaraderie. The game is sure to hit the jackpot with the growing medal game fan communities across the country.
The SUPER MILLION JACKPOT is a medal game event enabling thousands of players across Japan to participate simultaneously. This mega jackpot event allows everyone to share in the fun together. Whenever the random SUPER MILLION JACKPOT event occurs, all KONAMI medal game machines in the arcade simultaneously come alive with thrilling lights and sounds that keep everyone on the edge of their seats as they hope to reap the huge payout.
In 2002, KONAMI was the first in the industry to implement a network system in arcades, which was “e-AMUSEMENT” and offer online competitions linking machines.
KONAMI has once again upped the ante in arcade entertainment with a network system that takes medal game fun to a whole new level.
|*1||The SUPER MILLION JACKPOT is a medal collection competition and each event determines the ultimate winner in Japan.|
|*2||SUPER MILLION JACKPOT is a random game event offered via the MILLIONET system, a nationwide network linking the entire family of KONAMI medal game arcade machines. It is available on any MILLIONET-linked medal game machine anywhere in Japan. For more information about MILLIONET, visit www.konami.jp/am/MILLIONET.|
♦ About medal game machines
Along with video games and redemption machines, medal games make up a big part of the arcade market, accounting for 29% of total sales in FY 2008. Since 2003 medal game machines have made up the bulk of machines installed at arcades.*3
|*3||According to the Japan Amusement Industry Association Amusement Industry Survey (FY2008)|
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