Live until February 17: Games Germany Steam Sale as a Digital Showcase for Computer Games Made in Germany
Tuesday, February 15, 2022 – Munich. On Monday at 7pm, the first “Welcome to Games Germany” Steam Event was launched. Almost 200 computer games developed by German studios present themselves together on the world’s most important distribution platform for computer games. Many of the games presented have received funding from games subsidies from the German federal states and have already benefited from various actions of the regional networks.
Until February 17, 7pm, users of the platform have the opportunity to purchase this large selection of 200 “Finest Games Made in Germany” at a discounted price. Among them, users will find a large number of well-known games and studios. Nine winners of the German Computer Game Award and the German Developer Award, some of which have received multiple awards, will be represented at the “Welcome to Games Germany” Steam event.
Among others, “Dorfromantik” by Toukana Interactive, “Desperados III” by Mimimi Games, “A Juggle’s Tale” by kaleidoscube or “OMNO” by Studio Inkyfox are represented. Additionally, there will be Early Access and Wishlist titles like “Lord of the Rings: Gollum” by Daedalic Entertainment, “Everspace 2” by Rockfish Games, “Hell Pie” by Sluggerfly, “XEL” by Tiny Roar and “Fall of Porcupine” by BUNTSPECHT.GAMES, which will be accessible for the fans before their final release.
The sale event is initiated and organized by Games Germany, the association of German games funding houses and network institutions.
The goal of Games Germany at this event is to make the great variety of games that are developed in Germany internationally visible on the online distribution platform Steam and to excite new players from all over the world to enjoy them. Large German publishers such as Assemble Entertainment, Daedalic Entertainment, Deck13 Spotlight, Handy Games, Kalypso Media and astragon Entertainment are also making their titles available for the „Welcome to Games Germany“ sale.
According to Steam, it has over 47 milion active users every day, making it the leading platform for gamers around the world to discover, buy and play games. Steam Sale Events regularly spotlight games on the platform’s homepage and present them to an audience of milions of users worldwide. Participation in this first Games Germany Steam sale event offers developers the opportunity to generate direct sales, expand the internatinoal reach of their games and increase their brand awareness.
Games Germany has two main goals. The first goal is to present and communicate with all international partners and their respective markets. Games Germany is there to provide relevant insight on the structure oft he German federal funding system, the German game industry and its core players as well as the nuts and bolts on German games development, production and publishing.
The members of Games Germany are FFF Bayern, Film und Medienstiftung NRW, gamearea Hessen, Gamecity Hamburg, Games/Bavaria, games:net berlinbradenburg, Game Up! Rheinland Pfalz, Medienboard Berlin-Brandenburg, Mediennetzwerk.NRW, MFG Medien- und Filmgesellschaft Baden-Württemberg, Mitteldeutsche Medienförderung and nordmedia – Film- und Mediengesellschaft Niedersachsen/Bremen.