Rottenmann, Austria, 14th of December 2004: JoWooD Productions continues its successful cooperation with the German developer Piranha Bytes by publishing one of the most spectacular titles of the coming year: Gothic III, the third part of the legendary RPG saga. "Being listed in all major 'most wanted' charts across Europe, Gothic III is the top title of the coming year. To publish a game with such popularity, potential and quality, is a great chance for us to push a world-wide known brand even further" ,comments Andreas Tobler, CEO of JoWooD Productions Software AG. JoWooD Productions takes this chance and will try to break RPG selling records of the past!
"Our main efforts are to increase quality, atmosphere and fascination in Gothic III, to deliver an unbeatable RPG experience to all the Gothic fans out there. But even with all the improvements and innovations, we continue to build upon the unique concept of the Gothic titles", promises Mike Hoge, developer Piranha Bytes.
In 2002, JoWooD Productions managed to establish Gothic II as known brand in the RPG world. Gothic II dominated the sales charts with weeks at the top and is one of the best-selling titles ever created in German territories. The success is also proven by dozens of awards like "Best RPG 2002", "Best of E3 Show", "Best of Games Convention" and incredible ratings worldwide.
JoWooD Productions Software AG
JoWooD Productions Software AG is listed on the Vienna stock exchange and is a leader in the development of computer and video games. JoWooD develops and publishes internationally competitive, high-quality entertainment software for all current and future games platforms. JoWooD has development studios in Vienna and Ebensee (Austria) as well as a further group of outstanding studios in Germany: Wings Simulations, Neon and Massive Development. The company's headquarters are in Rottenmann/Austria with subsidiaries in Germany and Japan. JoWooD games are delivered through a worldwide network of distribution partners. For further information, please visit our homepage www.jowood.com.