goalunited is giving all football fans the chance to participate in their own European Championship

Munich, April 2, 2012 – European Football Championship – Hundreds of thousands of fans will be supporting their national team in every match – listening on their radios, in their cars, at home in front of the TV or at the bar round the corner. Many prefer the atmosphere of a public viewing surrounded by thousands of other fans. To celebrate the European Championship in Poland and Ukraine goalunited is giving fans another way to support their team.

With its “Euro Cup for All” competition  goalunited is giving its players all over the world a unique opportunity to support their teams. From April 3 to June 1, all goalunited managers will be able to choose which of the 16 participating national teams they want to support. Fans can choose any of the teams, regardless of the server country – making “Euro Cup for All” a truly international event.

Things get serious starting June 8. Just as players like Miroslav Klose, Frank Ribéry, Xavi, or Wayne Rooney will be giving everything to win the European Cup, the same is expected from all the players in  goalunited’s “Euro Cup for All”. All participating managers will be drawn against eight equally-skilful opponents whom they must defeat in the subsequent matches. For each goal, the goalunited coach receives a point for their selected national team, regardless of whether they win or lose. The winner of the goalunited “Euro Cup for All” is the team whose supporting teams collectively scored the most goals. A comprehensive algorithm runs in the background to ensure absolute equality of opportunity for all countries, regardless of the number of supports. All participants are rewarded with a

Talent-Booster-Pack. Fans of the winning team in the “Euro Cup for All” competition will also be awarded a prestigious cup for the trophy cabinet in their club house.

The more the merrier

Travian Games is also taking care of new goalunited players and promoting its “Tell a Friend” program. Since March 27, the company has been offering prizes to players who recruit new players who reach at least career level 17. They are rewarded a Promo-Booster-Pack for their own card deck. When the recruited player reaches career level 25, the player who successfully recruited the new player can also receive up to 5000 GU STARS, depending on how many stars the recruited player has acquired in the STARS shop up to that point in time. The new players are also rewarded with a Promo-Booster-Pack.

goalunited 2012 was developed by Travian Games subsidiary northworks, and is continuously improved and expanded. As one of the world’s most successful football management games goalunited 2012, is now available in nearly 30 languages. This gives football fans around the world the option to immerse themselves in a thrilling league and search international teams for new players. They compete together on the international transfer market to gain great new players. Thanks to continuous additions, the inclusion of international licensed offers – such as Real Madrid’s stadium, or a friendly with FC Barcelona – goalunited is one of the most comprehensive online football management games, and probably has more managers than any other game.

goalunited 2012 is free to play and available in 29 different languages. It is playable in a browser window, without downloads or installation of data.

Name: goalunited 2012

Publisher: Travian Games GmbH

Developer: northworks GmbH

Type: Free-to-play browser game

Genre: Online football manager

Online since: October 8, 2011. “Euro Cup for All” start at April 3, 2012

Languages: Currently 29 different languages

Website: www.goalunited.org

About Travian Games GmbH:

Headquartered in Munich, Travian Games GmbH is one of the world's leading providers of browser-based online games. The company offers its customers worldwide a range of complex and multi-layered worlds of experience that impress with their game depth and guarantee long-lasting gaming fun. A motivated team of over 230 employees develop and market online entertainment for all age groups. The company also acts as a publisher for external developers. With no lengthy or expensive downloads, all games can be simultaneously played by millions of users worldwide – all that is required is Internet access and a web browser.

The portfolio of various genres is translated into up to 42 different languages, enabling the games to be used around the world by fans who appreciate lasting gaming entertainment. Further information about Travian Games GmbH is available at  www.traviangames.com  


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