• A Guide to the German Games Industry gives comprehensive overview of Germany as games location
• Guest contributions from Adrian Goersch (Black Forest Games), Benedikt Grindel (Ubisoft Blue Byte), Hendrik Klindworth (InnoGames) and Jan Theysen (KING Art)
• New guide to be distributed at Game Connection America and PAX East
Berlin, 21 February 2017 – The BIU, the German Games Industry Association, has introduced its first guide to Germany as a games location. The 48-page English-language publication A Guide to the German Games Industry provides a comprehensive overview of, and promotes investment in, Germany as a games location. It includes data on the German gaming market, e-sports clubs, game developers and other actors in the games industry, as well as on gamescom and the offerings of training institutes and experts. The target audience is made up of, among others, international investors and games companies planning to open or expand subsidiaries in Germany. The publication also gives German games companies an international stage. Guest contributions from Adrian Goersch (Black Forest Games), Benedikt Grindel (Ubisoft Blue Byte), Hendrik Klindworth (InnoGames) and Jan Theysen (KING Art) provide a comprehensive overview of the development of gaming in Germany. The guide will be distributed for the first time at Game Connection America (27 February–1 March in San Francisco) and PAX East (10–12 March in Boston). It was compiled in cooperation with Computec Media.
‘With our new guide, we are actively promoting Germany as a games location and offering interested companies and investors a good overview of the German games industry,’ says BIU Managing Director Felix Falk.
The complete publication A Guide to the German Games Industry can be downloaded here: https://www.game.de/wp-content/uploads/2017/02/game_German-Games-Industry.pdf
About the BIU
The BIU, the German Games Industry Association, is the association of the German computer and video games industry. Its 26 members are developers, publishers and suppliers of digital games. Together, they represent over 85 per cent of the German market. The BIU is, for example, the organiser of gamescom. As an expert partner for media and for political and social institutions, the BIU answers all questions on the topic of digital games.
BIU – Bundesverband Interaktive Unterhaltungssoftware e. V.
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