on behalf of Bundesliga International, subsidiary of the DFL Deutsche Fußball Liga.
“The Bundesliga is easily one of the best football leagues in the world with some of the best world-class players,” says Kjetil Hetlevik Johansen, chief executive officer, Superclub. “We’re looking forward to working with Bundesliga and are excited to collaborate on this new product. Superclub has enjoyed an incredible reception from football fans since it was first launched in English in October 2020. The first licensed club expansions followed a year later, and league expansions are a natural next step. We’re very impressed with the process. There has been great energy on both sides right from the start, and we’re pleased to be at the finish line. Now the real work begins, and we look forward to working together.”
Launching in October, the
“Managers can choose whether they want to play a Bundesliga-only game, or if they want to mix the Bundesliga IP with the original Superclub game,” says Audun Egenberg, creative manager, Superclub. “Naturally, the main game is being translated to German, but the Bundesliga expansion pack will also be playable in other languages. We can’t wait to share our game with the Bundesliga faithful around the world.”
IMG will also help with the game development and launch strategy in the months to come.
“We are proud to have connected Bundesliga with a partner who has football expertise and the passion to create a game that allows consumers to play ‘football as it’s meant to be’ and to recreate the amazing Bundesliga atmosphere at home,” says Sven Thierhoff, vice president, licensing, IMG.
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