Gree International has announced plans to launch a social gaming service. It will have a variety of features, encompass several services for both developers and consumers and release in mid-2012.

“The new platform will leverage OpenFeint and Gree assets and will bring together Western and Asian mobile social markets with a goal of reaching over one billion users,” said Gree CEO Naoki Aoyagi.  “This new platform allows our partners to focus on increasing engagement and revenue, while continuing to offer the most comprehensive free-to-play gaming experience.”