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Merit Entertainment announced today that its Megatouch Force™ is replacing the Maxx™ as its legacy product line. As it looks to the future with the now-established ION™ and its cutting-edge Aurora™ games, Merit is committed to continued software development and support for its veteran Force games. Merit will also continue to offer Maxx-to-Force upgrade kits. However, effective immediately, Merit will no longer offer support for Maxx systems.
 
Maxx operators who still wish to obtain a final software upgrade for the system may purchase Maxx Crown, which includes new hits like Card Raiders™. Maxx Crown will remain available through distributors until August 31, 2007.
 
Merit started building the Maxx system in 1999 as a successor to its breakthrough Megatouch® XL touch-screen systems. The Maxx remained its flagship until Merit unveiled the Force in 2001. The Maxx name will live on embedded in Merit’s Tournamaxx system.
For Maxx operators who still need board service, please understand that the parts may no longer be available and that Merit is not able to source components. Merit recommends contacting:
 
D & A Techtronics
Phone: 302-325-3241
130 Gladstone Way
Newark,
DE 19702-5256
 
After supporting Maxx for more than 5 years post-production, and with the transition to the 6-year old Force as its legacy line, Merit maintains its strong track record of providing support for operators running older systems.
 
For almost 30 years, Merit has ensured long-term return on investment for operators by providing continually high-earning equipment along with updates and upgrades for its products. Merit introduced the world to touch-screen games in 1994 with the introduction of the Megatouch. With an installed base of over 250,000 touch-screen games garnering nearly 4.6 billion plays per year, Merit Entertainment is the worldwide leader in touch-screen entertainment. Merit Entertainment products appear globally in a wide array of venues and appeal to an almost limitless demographic. Merit continues to expand its position in the industry with ever-increasing entertainment, content, and new games.

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