Berlin, 15 November 2016 – gamigo is joining the BIU, the German Games Industry Association, as the association announced today. gamigo is a German publisher of free-to-play and mobile games, a portal operator and a provider of software-as-a-service solutions. In addition to gamigo AG and Aeria Games, the gamigo group includes companies such as Infernum, INTENIUM, adspree and GameSpree. In mid-2016, gamigo merged with Aeria Games, the gaming subsidiary of ProSiebenSat.1.
We’re very pleased to welcome a new member of the BIU, gamigo, a gaming company that has multiple pillars in Germany and is also growing strongly internationally.‘We’re very pleased to welcome a new member of the BIU, gamigo, a gaming company that has multiple pillars in Germany and is also growing strongly internationally,’ says Tobias Haar, Spokesman of the BIU Executive Board. ‘This allows us to continue our existing cooperation with Aeria Games while additionally supporting the other gamigo AG subsidiaries with the extensive BIU network and our diverse services.’
Tobias Haar, board spokesman for the BIU
Remco Westermann, CEO of gamigo AG: ‘We’re very happy to be continuing our work in association with ProSiebenSat.1 Games and Aeria Games. Our collaboration will further enhance existing synergies and, in the framework of our ‘buy and build’ strategy, deliver added potential for continued growth.’
About the gamigo group
The gamigo group is one of the leading gaming companies in Europe and North America, with more than 100 million registered user accounts and over 300 employees in Hamburg, Berlin, Münster, Darmstadt ,Chicago and Seoul. In addition to gamigo AG, the group includes Aeria Games, Infernum, INTENIUM, adspree and GameSpree, among others. It is active as a publisher of free-to-play mobile and online games and, in the context of the gamigo platform strategy, also offers modular software-as-a-service solutions for business clients. Via the gamigo platform, publishers and developers from all over the world can publish and market their products efficiently and cost-effectively. The company’s core portfolio encompasses such successful game titles as Aura Kingdom, Desert Operations, The Rats, Dragon’s Prophet, Echo of Soul, Fiesta Online, Goal One, Last Chaos, Shaiya and Twin Saga. In the year 2000, gamigo became the first company to publish an MMOG localised in German. gamigo strives to expand through both organic growth and takeovers. Since 2013, it has carried out over ten acquisitions, including gaming and technology companies as well as individual game assets.
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.
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