Free-to-play title will launch this summer to coincide with the film release.

Universal signs up Gameloft for Despicable Me 2 mobile game

Universal Pictures and Illumination Entertainment has enlisted GameLoft to develop the official Despicable Me 2 mobile game.

The 3D computer generated film sequel hits cinemas on July 3rd.

Gameloft will launch Despicable Me 2 on Android and iOS devices, working alongside the Illumination creative team to ensure the movie’s distinct humour is replicated on the small screen.

Stephanie Sperber, President, Universal Partnerships & Licensing, said: "Gameloft has a proven ability to bring characters to life through compelling mobile games.

"Audiences love the characters in Despicable Me – and they are creating an engaging game for kids, teens and adults around the world to interact in an incredibly fun and exciting way."

Read the full story on Mobile Entertainment.

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