's Fantasy Sports Service Opens to Third Party Developers

Jan 17, 2012 announced its fantasy sports service is opening its doors to third party developers and companies to create apps for its products and services.'s innovative open Fantasy Platform will represent the first of its kind in the fantasy sports industry.

Six companies, including and Bloomberg Sports, have signed on as initial Fantasy Platform partners and will have free and/or premium apps available when's Fantasy Baseball product, featuring the new " App Central," launches on Jan. 31.

The Fantasy Platform Development Center is now live for developers and companies to visit and see how their products and services can be shared with millions of highly engaged fantasy sports players. The Fantasy Platform offers developers a set of APIs providing access to nearly all the data within Fantasy Games and everything needed in order to build a customized fantasy app. The Fantasy Platform Development Center is located at: