Travian Games GmbH becomes a member of the BIU

on 05/04/2017

 Travian Games GmbH becomes a member of the BIU

The BIU (Federal Association of Interactive Entertainment Software) welcomes Travian Games GmbH as a new member: Travian Games joined the BIU on April 1st.

Berlin, April 5th, 2017 – The Munich-based developer and publisher is well-known in particular for browser games like Travian Kingdoms, Rail Nation and Goal United. Together with subsidiaries North Works in Hamburg and Bright Future in Cologne, as well as the headquarters in Munich, Travian Games employes around 400 people in Germany.

"We are delighted to welcome two more highly successful games companies to the BIU: Capcom and Travian," says Felix Falk, Managing Director of the BIU. "By working together, we will be committed to improving conditions for game developers in Germany as well as strengthening the position of gamescom as the largest business platform of the European games industry."

"We appreciate the work of the BIU for improving the location conditions for game developers in Germany. Their vehement dedication to promoting production as well as the Initiative ProTalent, addressing the need for skilled labor, are especially important for us as game developers in Germany. We look forward to actively promoting these issues and more in the future. Important political steps must be taken for the games industry and the BIU has reorganized itself for this purpose. We wish to support this work," explains Lars Janssen, CEO of Travian Games.

About the BIU

The BIU (Federal Association of Interactive Entertainment Software) is the representative organization of the German computer and video games industry. Its 27 members comprise developers, publishers, and providers of digital games and account for over 85 percent of the German market. The BIU is a sponsor of gamescom. In its role as a competent contact partner for media as well as political and societal institutions, the BIU answers all questions regarding the topic of digital games.