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Top coach Jürgen Klopp to become brand ambassador for the mobile strategy game Football Empire

2017-08-04

Cologne, Germany; August 03, 2017 – The Cologne-based developer studio Digamore Entertainment has gained star coach Jürgen Klopp as a brand ambassador for their upcoming mobile strategy game Football Empire on iOS and Android. The former coach of Borussia Dortmund moved to the English top club FC Liverpool in October 2015 and will support the Football Empire team with his expertise, starting immediately. The mobile game Football Empire is currently in development and will offer a unique mix of football manager and building strategy games, giving all soccer fans new opportunities for soccer simulation. In the game itself, the team facilities form the starting point of the game activities. The entire property can be designed freely, similar to strategy games or development simulations. The goal is to develop the most successful soccer team in the world and create your own personal empire. The game’s release is planned for the beginning of 2018. "I loved the idea of the game right from the beginning." — Jürgen Klopp After starting out as the coach of Mainz 05, Jürgen Klopp made history with Borussia Dortmund, becoming German champion and winning the double of championship and German Cup. He won fans’ hearts with his team’s attractive play, cool sayings, and many emotional moments. “I loved the idea of the game right from the beginning. I know what it means to start out on the football ground and work your way up to the top of professional soccer. That’s pretty much my own story. I’d like to help players be able to experience that up close in the game,” says Jürgen Klopp. Maik Dokter, the founder of Digamore Entertainment GmbH, is also looking forward to working with Jürgen Klopp. “It’s fantastic that we were able to win over Jürgen Klopp for our game. He shares our passion for soccer, and we are convinced that we can learn a lot from him.” For more information about the game, visit footballempire.com. About Digamore Entertainment GmbH Digamore Entertainment GmbH was founded in 2016 with the goal of developing high-quality mobile games. The name Digamore stands for Digital Games & More, where the word “more” foresees being adaptable in a rapidly changing ecosystem and open for new things. The experienced team from Cologne, Germany concentrates their passion for games, especially on the mobile games market. Media contact: swordfish PR Freyja Melhorn / Kai Holland freyja@swordfish-pr.de / kai@swordfish-pr.de +49 89 961 6084 10

Stillfront Group AB: Stillfront acquires German sports management game OFM and enters publishing agreement on Football Empire

2017-07-18

PRESS RELEASE  18 July 2017 Stillfront acquires German sports management game OFM and enters publishing agreement on Football Empire Today's agreements on the acquisition of German sports management game OFM, and the publishing agreement with Digamore Entertainment GmbH on Football Empire, is another step in Stillfront's strategy to build a diversified portfolio of studios and products, and to increase the share of own IPs and self-publishing. Stillfront Group AB (publ) today announces the acquisition of 51% of the business OnlineFussballManager.de ("OFM") through a so-called Asset Purchase. The seller is OnlineFussballManager GmbH. The business will be conducted in the newly formed legal entity OFM Studios GmbH, which is 51% owned by Stillfront Group AB through a wholly-owned subsidiary. The acquisition price paid by OFM Studios GmbH for assets related to OFM is 639 KEUR (cash / debt free). Stillfront Group will issue a loan to OFM Studios GmbH for the financing of the acquisition. OFM will be consolidated into Stillfront's consolidated financial reporting from July 2017. The OFM business is operated from Cologne, Germany, and was founded 2006 by Maik Dokter, who also owns the remaining 49% of OFM Studios GmbH. OFM is a very well-established brand within the genre football manager games, with a long history of solid revenues and results, and with a large loyal user base. The game has won several awards during the years, amongst others the MMO of the year 2012 and 2013. The game is browser based and appr. 40% is consumed through mobile. OFM is operated by three persons and had revenues 2016 of 1.1 MEUR, with appr 50% operational margin. Revenues and marginal has been very stable on similar levels during first half of 2017. OFM Studios GmbH will be reported as an integral part of Stillfront's other business within sports management games, which today consists of Power Challenge. Stillfront today also entered a co-publishing deal with Digamore Entertainment GmbH, founded and managed by Maik Dokter, regarding the native mobile game Football Empire, currently in the final stages of development. Football Empire is a unique combination of a football manager game and a so-called builder strategy game. The game is planned to be launched at the end of 2017. Digamore Entertainment GmbH, with fully owned subsidiary Football Empire Studios UG, owns the full IP to the game Football Empire. The impact on Stillfront Group's operational financial result (EBTIDA) is expected to be marginal during 2017. Stillfront has an option to acquire 51% of all outstanding shares in Digamore Entertainment GmbH with the subsidiary Football Empire Studios UG, on a valuation of 3 MEUR. If the option is used, the acquisition is planned to be financed by a combination of cash and newly issued Stillfront Group shares. Jörgen Larsson, CEO, Stillfront Group, comments:"Our determined and long-term efforts to create a diversified portfolio of studios and games, has paid off through solid financial performance. The newly issued corporate bond secures financial resources for continued profitable growth, both organically, through acquisitions of exciting businesses and entering publishing agreements. OFM's strong position constitutes a significant addition to our offer within sports management games. We believe Football Empire, as a high-quality native mobile games product, has great potential for success, and we are very enthusiastic that Maik Dokter, a proven skilled and passionate entrepreneur is joining the Stillfront family". Maik Dokter, Founder and CEO, OFM and Digamore, comments:"I am enthusiastic about that OFM and Football Empire are being connected to Stillfront. We share the same objectives and vision, and I am convinced that Stillfront's proven ability to develop businesses and publish products will lead to significant successes." FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION, PLEASE CONTACT: Jörgen Larsson, CEO, StillfrontTel: +46 70 321 18 00E-mail: jorgen@stillfront.com ABOUT STILLFRONT Stillfront is a group of independent creators, publishers and distributors of digital games - with a vision to become the leading group of indie game creators and publishers. Stillfront operates through seven near-autonomous subsidiaries: Bytro Labs in Germany, Coldwood Interactive in Sweden, Power Challenge in the UK and Sweden, Dorado Online Games in Malta, Simutronics in the United States, Babil Games in UAE and Jordan and eRepublik in Ireland and Romania. Stillfront's games are distributed globally. The main markets are France, UK, Germany, the United States and MENA. For further information, please visit www.stillfront.com. SELECTED GAMES Stillfront's portfolio includes games across multiple platforms. Unravel, developed by Coldwood in collaboration with Electronic Arts, won 20+ awards at E3 and gamescom and was released in February 2016. Supremacy 1914 and Call of War are high-immersion war strategy games developed by Bytro Labs. ManagerZone is a sports management strategy game launched in 2001. DragonRealms and GemStone IV are MUD-style games with a very loyal player base. Lara Croft Relic Run(TM) is a popular mobile game developed by Simutronics. Tank Storm and Admiral are mobile strategy games with very strong player bases, which are published by Babil Games. World at War is a successful mobile strategy game developed and published by eRepublik Labs.

Stillfront Group AB: Siege: Titan Wars Has Passed 1 Million Downloads

2017-07-16

PRESS RELEASE  July 16, 2017 Siege: Titan Wars has passed 1 million downloads Siege: Titan Wars, developed by Stillfront Group's studio Simutronics, is an advanced real time player vs player strategy mobile game.  Siege: Titan Wars, was launched globally July 6, 2017. It was previously launched in a number of selected test markets in a so-called soft launch. The game has been received very well and now has more than 1 million downloads. The game is a free-to-play game, which means that the game is downloaded for free, but the player can enjoy certain benefits and special features against payment. "I am very pleased to note that SIEGE: Titan Wars is appreciated by players around the world. It is still too early to make any conclusions about the revenue from the game, "says Jörgen Larsson, CEO, Stillfront Group. FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION, PLEASE CONTACT: Jörgen Larsson, CEO, StillfrontTel: +46 70 321 18 00E-mail: jorgen@stillfront.com ABOUT STILLFRONT Stillfront is a group of independent creators, publishers, and distributors of digital games - with a vision to become the leading group of indie game creators and publishers. Stillfront operates through seven near-autonomous subsidiaries: Bytro Labs in Germany, Coldwood Interactive in Sweden, Power Challenge in the UK and Sweden, Dorado Online Games in Malta, Simutronics in the United States, Babil Games in UAE and Jordan and eRepublik in Ireland and Romania. Stillfront's games are distributed globally. The main markets are France, UK, Germany, the United States and MENA. For further information, please visit www.stillfront.com. SELECTED GAMES Stillfront's portfolio includes games across multiple platforms. Unravel, developed by Coldwood in collaboration with Electronic Arts, won 20+ awards at E3 and Gamescom and was released in February 2016. Supremacy 1914 and Call of War are high-immersion war strategy games developed by Bytro Labs. ManagerZone is a sports management strategy game launched in 2001. DragonRealms and GemStone IV are MUD-style games with a very loyal player base. Lara Croft Relic Run(TM) is a popular mobile game developed by Simutronics. Tank Storm and Admiral are mobile strategy games with very strong player bases, which are published by Babil Games. World at War is a successful mobile strategy game developed and published by eRepublik Labs. Nasdaq First North Ticker Symbol: SFCertified Adviser: Avanza Bank, phone +46 8 4094 2120

Stillfront Group AB: Simutronics and Tilting Point Launch SIEGE: Titan Wars for iOS and Android

2017-07-06

PRESS RELEASE  July 6, 2017 Simutronics and Tilting Point Launch SIEGE: Titan Wars for iOS and Android THE CREATORS OF LARA CROFT: RELIC RUN AND ONE EPIC KNIGHT RETURN WITH A REAL-TIME ARMY VS. ARMY BATTLER Today, Stillfront's studio Simutronics and co-publisher Tilting Point launch SIEGE: Titan Wars as a free download on iOS and Android. Created by the team behind Lara Croft: Relic Run, One Epic Knight and other classics, SIEGE: Titan Wars brings fierce, fast and relentless action to the competitive mobile games scene, letting players summon massive armies and imposing Titans with devastating abilities against one another in real-time combat. Key features of SIEGE: Titan Wars include:· Epic Single-lane Battles: Engage in massive tug-of-war style army vs. army battles where strategic unit placement can mean the difference between thrilling victory and crushing defeat.· Powerful Titans Turn the Tide of Combat: Summon mighty Titans and use their special abilities to turn the tide of combat and crush your opponent's army.· Unleash Unique Spell and Warrior Combos: Customize your army from dozens of formidable Warrior and Spell cards to overcome your competition's strategies.· Global Competitive Rank: Pit your army against others from around the world and earn Victory Points to climb the ranks.· Join a Clan, Become Legend: Join or create a clan to share cards and cultivate your own community.· Become a Seasoned Warrior: Watch replays to hone your skills and analyze your opponent's tactics.· Enjoy breathtaking 3D graphics at a 60fps frame-rate supported by explosive sound design. SIEGE: Titan Wars is challenging to all gamers, requiring strategic thinking and planning. SIEGE is a significant addition to Stillfront's portfolio of games, adding a to Stillfront previously unexplored genre, card-based battle games, fitting perfectly into Stillfront's strategy of a portfolio of games encouraging long gamer relations. The release of SIEGE also supports Stillfront's journey to increased exposure to the mobile market. The SIEGE: Titan Wars IP is fully owned by Simutronics. "SIEGE: Titan Wars perfectly reflects our passion for creating unforgettable multiplayer experiences for a massive international community of players," David Whatley, CEO of Simutronics, comments. "It's an honor to work with a veteran developer with such an ambitious vision, we feel the possibilities are endless," Samir El Agili, Chief Product Officer of Tilting Point, comments. "We're thrilled to share SIEGE: Titan Wars with a global audience." "I congratulate David and his crew at Simutronics and the entire Tilting Point team for the launch of SIEGE: Titan Wars. It is a truly amazing game and I look forward to players around the world enjoying SIEGE: Titan Wars," Jörgen Larsson, CEO of Stillfront Group, comments. To download SIEGE: Titan Wars for free, visit: App Store: https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/siege-titan-wars/id1149474432?ls=1&mt=8 Google Play: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.gamealliance.siege&hl=en For more information, visit: http://siegetitanwars.comWatch the SIEGE: Titan Wars trailer: http://bit.ly/siege-titan-wars-trailer Download the SIEGE: Titan Wars press kit (Google Drive): http://bit.ly/siege-titan-wars-press-kit Download the SIEGE: Titan Wars press kit (Dropbox): http://bit.ly/siege-titan-wars-press-kit-2 Follow @SIEGETitanWars on Twitter Like SIEGETitanWars on Facebook FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION, PLEASE CONTACT: Jörgen Larsson, CEO at StillfrontPhone: +46 70 321 18 00E-mail: jorgen@stillfront.com Sten Wranne, CFO at StillfrontPhone: +46 705 851258E-mail: sten@stillfront.com ABOUT SIMUTRONICS Simutronics is one of the longest-running independent game development studios in North America. As a pioneer in massively multiplayer games, Simutronics has made persistent worlds that people continue to play today, as well as award-winning top grossing mobile games. Simutronics is based in St. Louis, Missouri, and its team consists of over 30 creative and enthusiastic people. www.simutronics.com ABOUT TILTING POINT Tilting Point is a new-generation games partner for top independent development studios. Tilting Point empowers developers with expert resources, services, and operational support to give carefully selected games mainstream success. The company adheres to a core philosophy of putting development talent first, advancing industry-leading analytics, and overcoming discoverability hurdles with aggressive, best-in-class marketing. www.tiltingpoint.com ABOUT STILLFRONT Stillfront is a group of independent creators, publishers, and distributors of digital games - with a vision to become the leading group of indie game creators and publishers. Stillfront operates through seven near-autonomous subsidiaries: Bytro Labs in Germany, Coldwood Interactive in Sweden, Power Challenge in the UK and Sweden, Dorado Online Games in Malta, Simutronics in the United States, Babil Games in UAE and Jordan and eRepublik in Ireland and Romania. Stillfront's games are distributed globally. The main markets are France, UK, Germany, the United States and MENA. For further information, please visit www.stillfront.com. SELECTED GAMES Stillfront's portfolio includes games across multiple platforms. Unravel, developed by Coldwood in collaboration with Electronic Arts, won 20+ awards at E3 and Gamescom and was released in February 2016. Supremacy 1914 and Call of War are high-immersion war strategy games developed by Bytro Labs. ManagerZone is a sports management strategy game launched in 2001. DragonRealms and GemStone IV are MUD-style games with a very loyal player base. Lara Croft Relic Run(TM) is a popular mobile game developed by Simutronics. Tank Storm and Admiral are mobile strategy games with very strong player bases, which are published by Babil Games. World at War is a successful mobile strategy game developed and published by eRepublik Labs. Nasdaq First North Ticker Symbol: SFCertified Adviser: Avanza Bank, phone +46 8 4094 2120

Stillfront Group AB: Stillfront: Very strong growth in player volume - mobile users now largest segment

2017-07-05

PRESS RELEASE  July 5, 2017 Stillfront: Very strong growth in player volume - mobile users now largest segment Stillfront Group AB ("Stillfront") systematically works with improving the product portfolio to optimize performance and reward/risk. Among many things, Stillfront continuously monitors the number of active users of the online games on a monthly basis (MAU - Monthly Active User) and daily basis (DAU - Daily Active User). During the second quarter of 2017, the average number of MAUs was 784,183. The number of DAUs was 139,558 on average during the quarter. The corresponding figures for the first quarter of 2017 were 310,348 MAU and 77,398 DAUs. Thus, the second quarter 2017 achieved an increase of 153% regarding the number of MAU and 80% regarding the number of DAUs as compared with the first quarter of 2017. During the second quarter of 2016, the average number of MAUs was 224,446 and the average number of DAUs was 69,494. During the second quarter 2017, the number of MAUs increased by 249%, and the number of DAUs decreased by 101% as compared with the second quarter of 2016. Of the total numbers above, the following comes from the newly acquired eRepublik Labs' games: MAU: 477,155 and DAU: 62,736. eRepublik Labs is consolidated in Stillfront's books from May. The above numbers pertain to the eleven largest games as ranked by revenues, i.e. Call of War, Supremacy 1914, Conflict of Nations, ManagerZone, DragonRealms, GemStone IV, Tank Storm, Admiral, Age of Lords, World at War and eRepublik.com. Jörgen Larsson, CEO, Stillfront Group, comments "I am happy to note that our games are very attractive to our players. I am especially pleased that our segment mobile users are the largest. Further, it is important with the continuous high player loyalty during the quarter.  Especially the paying players demonstrate great loyalty and strong spending. I see this as an acknowledgment that our games offer entertainment to our players for a long period of time, which is exactly in line with Stillfront's strategy," Jörgen Larsson, CEO, Stillfront Group comments. FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION, PLEASE CONTACT: Jörgen Larsson, CEO, StillfrontTel: +46 70 321 18 00E-mail: jorgen@stillfront.com Sten Wranne, CFO, StillfrontTel: +46 70 585 12 58E-mail: sten@stillfront.com ABOUT STILLFRONT Stillfront is a group of independent creators, publishers, and distributors of digital games - with a vision to become the leading group of indie game creators and publishers. Stillfront operates through seven near-autonomous subsidiaries: Bytro Labs in Germany, Coldwood Interactive in Sweden, Power Challenge in the UK and Sweden, Dorado Online Games in Malta, Simutronics in the United States, Babil Games in UAE and Jordan and eRepublik in Ireland and Romania. Stillfront's games are distributed globally. The main markets are France, UK, Germany, the United States and MENA. For further information, please visit www.stillfront.com. SELECTED GAMES Stillfront's portfolio includes games across multiple platforms. Unravel, developed by Coldwood in collaboration with Electronic Arts, won 20+ awards at E3 and Gamescom and was released in February 2016. Supremacy 1914 and Call of War are high-immersion war strategy games developed by Bytro Labs. ManagerZone is a sports management strategy game launched in 2001. DragonRealms and GemStone IV are MUD-style games with a very loyal player base. Lara Croft Relic Run(TM) is a popular mobile game developed by Simutronics. Tank Storm and Admiral are mobile strategy games with very strong player bases, which are published by Babil Games. World at War is a successful mobile strategy game developed and published by eRepublik Labs. Nasdaq First North Ticker Symbol: SFCertified Adviser: Avanza Bank, phone +46 8 4094 2120

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