October 3, 2017
Stillfront: Quadrupled Number of Players (MAU) YoY
Stillfront Group AB (“Stillfront”) is systematically working with improvements of 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 third quarter of 2017, the average number of MAUs was 1,158,799. The number of DAUs was 234,915 on average during the quarter. The corresponding figures for the second quarter of 2017 were 784,183 MAU and 139,558 DAUs. Thus, the third quarter 2017 achieved an increase of 48% regarding the number of MAU and 68% regarding the number of DAUs as compared with the second quarter of 2017.
During the third quarter of 2016 the average number of MAUs was 222,970 and the average number of DAUs was 62,781. During the third quarter 2017 the number of MAUs increased by 420%, and the number of DAUs increased by 274%, compared with the third quarter of 2016.
Simutronics launched “SIEGE: Titan Wars” and the game “Online Fussball Manager” was acquired during the third quarter of 2017. These two games contributed with 524,844 MAUs and 110,897 DAUs to the numbers above.
In total, the above numbers pertain to the thirteen largest games as ranked by revenues, i.e. Call of War, Supremacy 1914, Conflict of Nations, ManagerZone, DragonRealms, GemStone IV, SIEGE: Titan Wars, Tank Storm, Admiral, Age of Lords, World at War, eRepublik.com and Online Fussball Manager.
Jörgen Larsson, CEO, Stillfront Group, comments
“Stillfront Group continues to deliver in line with our strategy, by showing continued high user loyalty with our existing games and, both organically and through acquisitions, adding new games to our portfolio that are driving significant player growth. Simutronics is continuing to tweak SIEGE: Titan Wars to drive growth and user loyalty beyond the large user influx at launch. Bytro Labs is transforming Call of War into a true multi-platform title on browser, mobile and Steam, while eRepublik Labs are getting ready to launch War and Peace: Civil War, another promising new game,” Jörgen Larsson, CEO, Stillfront Group comments.
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Jörgen Larsson, CEO, Stillfront
Tel: +46 70 321 18 00
Sten Wranne, CFO, Stillfront
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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 eight 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, eRepublik in Ireland and Romania and OFM Studios in Germany. 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.
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: WW2 is a successful mobile strategy game developed and published by eRepublik Labs. Online Fussball Manager is a leading sports management game.
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