Linköping, Sweden. Nov 29th, 2013
Today Hamburg based HTML5 pioneer Bytro Labs announced its merger with striving social entertainment company Stillfront Group to become one of Europe’s leading cross platform providers of digital entertainment.
The partners share the vision of combining their exceptionally strong portfolios of products, technologies and expertise to build lasting success in a hit-driven business and to become a key player in the industry.
The internationally operating Stillfront Group unites multiple game development studios spanning a multitude of platforms and genres from console to mobile and the web. With a globally outstanding business network, a history of working with strong IPs, and a highly community-centered immersive game portfolio, Stillfront Group focusses on sustainable growth and business development.
Bytro Labs is a fast growing and independent developer of award winning, cutting edge browser and mobile games. As a publisher Bytro Labs can rely on its outstanding talent, sophisticated performance marketing tools and strong international distribution partners. By joining forces with the Stillfront Group the company aims at reaching the next level of growth by using synergy effects and the expertise of its new international partner.
‘Having the Stillfront Group – its people, know-how and international contacts – on our side opens a great number of opportunities for our further growth. I’m excited to see how this cooperation will increase not only our competitiveness but also our visibility as a player in the market’, says Tobias Kringe, Managing Director of Bytro Labs.
‘Bytro Labs business culture is a perfect match of the spirit of our group’, Stillfront CEO Jörgen Larsson adds , ‘We share the same vision of sustainable growth. Together we will be able to access new markets and exploit new possibilities much more efficiently then we could on our own.’
Both businesses remain operating under their own name.
About Bytro Labs
Bytro Labs GmbH is an award winning company, which develops and publishes technically sophisticated, browser-based and mobile online games. By now, the games have over 3 Million registered users and are available in fifteen different languages.
Bytro Labs was founded in 2009 by Felix Faber, Tobias Kringe and Christopher Lörken. They were decorated as ‘Founders of the Month’ in June 2010 by the state of Baden-Württemberg and with the ‘Technology Fast 50 Rising Stars’ award by Deloitte in the fall of 2012.
About Stillfront Group
Stillfront Group is an independent games developer and games publisher with a portfolio of high quality games that build long player relationships. The Group includes Bytro Labs, Coldwood, Dorado Games and PowerChallenge and the games Call of War, Supremacy 1914, Unravel, ManagerZone and Gladiator Online. The Group was formed in 2012 with a head office in Sweden and has operations in Sweden, Germany, Great Britain and Malta. Stillfront Group aims to become one of the leading game developers and publishers in Europe.
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