F2Z Entertainment the owners of Z-Man Games have announced a change in the distribution methods for their games in the United States. Effective March 15th it will be changing its distribution to being through the five of the largest distributors in the U.S. market ACD Distribution, Alliance Distribution, GTS Distribution, Peachstate Hobby Distribution, and Southern Hobby Supply.
This will end its exclusive distribution through Alliance Distribution. Its subsidiaries Pretzel Games and Plaid Hat Games are already available through multiple distributors and the positive experience of both contributed to this change. This is the second major game company to end an exclusive distribution relationship with Alliance in the last two months Days of Wonder being the other.
The press release from Z-Man Games is availabe here