GumGum, a contextual-first digital advertising platform, has announced a strategic partnership with Frameplay, a provider in enabling intrinsic in-game advertising.
The partnership expands GumGum’s suite of high-impact ad products into the Frameplay platform and allows advertisers to reach gamers and consumers within highly cinematic and interactive video games. This unlocks time and attention from the world’s most desirable audiences with relevant intrinsic in-game advertising in a brand-suitable environment.
“Not only does gaming offer advertisers a unique opportunity to reach exciting, diverse, and unexpected audiences online, it also offers brands a springboard into the Web 3.0 world,” said GumGum CEO Phil Schraeder. “There are 180m people in the United States alone – almost half of the country’s population – that identify as a digital gamer, so it’s clear that in-game advertising is critical for brands to increase their share of voice and reach audiences at scale. With Frameplay, we can offer advertisers the chance to be early adopters of this emerging environment, helping them reach diverse gaming audiences across mobile, desktop, and consoles with non-intrusive ads that blend seamlessly into a user’s gaming experience.”
This integration provides GumGum with an additional offering that complements its core display and video products. Frameplay’s unique ad platform supports high viewability standards, consistent with GumGum’s high-impact formats. Frameplay supports ad spaces implemented through their SDK and custom ad experiences that allow brands to own a 100% share of voice. The partnership will initially be offered as limited availability, with expanded availability to be released later this year.
“Frameplay’s collaboration with GumGum unlocks an opportunity for advertisers to reach new, highly-attentive audience segments seamlessly and measurably,” said Jonathon Troughton, CEO of Frameplay. “At Frameplay, we’re giving developers and advertisers the proven benefits of intrinsic in-game advertising to captivate audiences in scaled, cinematic video games without sacrificing creativity or user experiences. Our partnership fuels that mission. We’re proud to provide these rich opportunities to GumGum’s clients and enthusiastic for the future of this partnership to unfold.”