Goodgame Studios Timeline

The Goodgame success Story

Our milestones

In 2009, Goodgame Studios entered the game as a startup in Hamburg. Ever since, we have mastered level after level and have become a leading player in the market for video games.


  • May 2022


    Goodgame Studios releases BitLife BR – Simulação de vida for Portuguese speaking markets


  • Dec 2021
    Deutscher Entwicklerpreis 2021

    German Developer Award

    Goodgame Empire wins German Developer Award 2021 as Longtime Favorite

  • Dec 2021
    Growth team of the year

    Growth team of the year

    Goodgame Studios wins Growth Team Of The Year marketing award at the App Promotion Summit 2021

  • Nov 2021
    BitLife DE

    BitLife DE – Lebenssimulation launched

    Goodgame Studios cooperates with Candywriter and releases US megahit BitLife for German-speaking fans

  • Aug 2021

    Goodgame Empire & Goodgame Big Farm available on Microsoft Store

    Goodgame Empire and Goodgame Big Farm are making their way into the worldwide Microsoft Store community

  • Jul 2021
    Celebrating the 10th anniversary of Goodgame Empire

    Celebrating the 10th anniversary of Goodgame Empire

    Strategy game Goodgame Empire is turning ten

  • Apr 2021
    Goodgame Studios cooperates with Huawei

    Goodgame Studios cooperates with HUAWEI

    Continued expansion of mobile game distribution and release of classic strategy game Empire: Four Kingdoms on the HUAWEI AppGallery

  • Apr 2021
    Goodgame Studios and Microsoft enter collaboration

    Goodgame Studios and Microsoft enter collaboration

    Goodgame Studios expands product distribution and releases smash hit Big Farm: Mobile Harvest in the Microsoft Store on Windows 10

  • Jan 2021
    Big Farm: Home and Garden

    Big Farm: Home & Garden globally launched

    Goodgame Studios extends “Big Farm” brand


  • Dec 2020
    500 million registered players

    Goodgame Studios reaches 500 million registered players milestone

    The number of players registered across the company’s game portfolio has surpassed the magic number of 500 million

  • Aug 2020

    Big Farm Story globally launched

    Launching Goodgame’s farm brand on Steam

  • Feb 2020
    Logo game - Verband der deutschen Games-Branche

    Goodgame becomes a member of game – Association of the german games industry

    Goodgame Studios becomes part of the strongest interest group in the games industry worldwide


  • Oct 2019
    Empire: Age of Knights

    Empire: Age of Knights

    Extending Goodgame’s hugely successful ‘EMPIRE’ brand

  • Aug 2019
    Goodgame Poker

    Goodgame Poker celebrates its 10th Anniversary

    Decennial anniversary of the debut game Goodgame Poker

  • Jan 2019
    Empire: World War III

    Empire: World War III

    Lead your army into war and dominate your rivals


  • Jul 2018
    Big Company: Skytopia

    Big Company: Skytopia

    Build up your own American Dream from scratch

  • Apr 2018
    Empire: Millennium Wars

    Empire: Millennium Wars

    The new and unique EMPIRE space adventure on Mars

  • Jan 2018

    Merger with Stillfront

    Goodgame is now publicly traded on Nasdaq First North Premier


  • Oct 2017
    Big Farm: Mobile Harvest

    Launch Big Farm: Mobile Harvest

    Best launch in company history

  • Aug 2017
    Goodgame Empire

    Empire: 800 Mio. $ revenue

    Empire is most successful game ever made in Germany.


  • Mar 2016

    300 Million Players

  • Jan 2016
    Launch of Legends of Honor

    Legends of Honor is launched


  • Mar 2015
    New corporate structure

    New Corporate Structure

    Under the umbrella of Goodgame Studios, autonomous development studios are founded.


  • Nov 2014

    Germany’s fastest growing tech company

    Received the Deloitte Germany Technology Fast 50 award for speedy growth by 28,000 per cent.

  • Oct 2014
    1000 employees

    1000 Employees

  • Jul 2014

    Shadow Kings is launched

  • Jun 2014

    200 Million Players

  • Apr 2014

    3x European Games Award

    Goodgame Empire and Empire: Four Kingdoms are named “Best Browser Game” and “Best Mobile Game”. Goodgame Studios is named “Best Studio”.


  • Sep 2013

    150 Million Players

  • Sep 2013
    New international offices

    New International Offices

    In order to better serve the Asian market, two offices are opened in Tokyo and Seoul.

  • May 2013

    500 Employees

  • Feb 2013
    TV spot

    Debut of TV

    First broadcasting of global TV commercials.

  • Feb 2013

    MMO of the Year Awards

    Goodgame Studios wins “Best Portal, Goodgame Empire “Best Strategy Browser MMO”, and Goodgame Big Farm “Best Casual Browser MMO”.

  • Jan 2013
    Empire: Four Kingdoms

    Empire: Four Kingdoms is launched

    Goodgame Studios publishes its first game app.


  • Dec 2012

    100 Million Players

  • Oct 2012

    Goodgame Big Farm is launched

  • Aug 2012

    BÄM! Awards

    Goodgame Empire wins “Best Online & Social Game”.

  • Aug 2012

    European Games Award

    Goodgame Empire wins “Best Browser Game”.

  • Jan 2012

    50 million players


  • Dec 2011

    German Developer Award

    Goodgame Empire wins “Best Browser Game” and “Best Casual Game”.

  • Oct 2011

    Entrepreneur of the Year

    Our founders are named “Entrepreneurs of the Year” by Ernst & Young.

  • Aug 2011
    Goodgame Empire

    Goodgame Empire is launched

  • Jan 2011
    Goodgame Fashion

    Goodgame Fashion is launched


  • Dec 2010

    Goodgame Disco is launched

  • Dec 2010

    100 Employees

  • Jul 2010

    Goodgame Café is launched

  • Mar 2010

    Goodgame Gangster is launched


  • Jun 2009

    Goodgame Poker is launched

  • Jun 2009
    Foundation of Goodgame Studios

    Foundation of Goodgame Studios

    Goodgame Studios is founded in Hamburg by brothers Kai and Christian Wawrzinek along with Fabian Ritter.