Travian Games starts goalunited 2012 with the biggest feature update since the series launch

Press release - for immediate publication

Munich, 05.10.2011 - goalunited 2012 , one of the most successful online football manager games worldwide, is getting the most comprehensive update of its short life. Hamburg-based developer northworks has been a hive of activity in recent months as they have worked to implement these wide-ranging changes. Starting today, managers all over the world and playing in 25 different language versions can use the new features as they compete against millions of other competitors for points or promotion in exciting league matches.

Effective immediately, goalunited 2012 includes 70 varied achievements, providing additional incentives for team managers who can also use the new Manager Notification System (MNS for short) to keep their eye on the overall situation at all times. This system includes a useful Mentor function, providing useful tips - especially for beginners - on the many options available to coaches and managers. But there’s also plenty for goalunited veterans in the 2012 update. The maximum player level has been increased and you can now add new buildings to attract more fans and professional players to your stadium. There is an all-new reputation system, which increases your prestige with victories, and there are many detailed improvements that give your browser that perfectly realistic football atmosphere.

According to Eckart Foos, Head of Games at Travian Games: "We have never implemented such a wide-ranging update for one of our games within just one year. The updates to goalunited 2012 include the kind of content you would expect in a full-price computer game - we, however, are providing our millions of regular customers with an update that ensures that our loyal fans continue to enjoy their free gaming experience."

The complete list of improvements and changes can be found in the country-specific forums. The update comes into effect today - official name: goalunited 2012 .

Publisher: Travian Games GmbH

Developer: northworks GmbH

Type: Free-to-play browser game

Genre: Online Football Manager Game

Online since: 04.10.2011

Languages: 25 different languages


 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 200 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


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