Koch Media and Kalypso Media extend their partnership and team up for a global physical publishing agreement. Building on a long-lasting relationship in the physical business sector throughout Germany, Austria, Switzerland, France, Belgium, Netherlands and Luxemburg, both companies reach new heights in their partnership by adding new markets and channels to the agreement. The Koch Media Group will take responsibility for all sales and retail marketing-related activities across the EMEA region, Southeast Asia, Australia and New Zealand, as well as the Americas.
The agreement covers the full pipeline of products from independent strategy specialist Kalypso Media, including titles such as Port Royale 4, Spacebase Startopia, Dungeons 3, as well as the Nintendo Switch editions of Tropico 6, Railway Empire and Commandos 2 – HD Remaster, and many more.
“We are delighted to extend our partnership with Kalypso. Their rich and deep games line-up as well as the overall product quality of their games are a welcome addition to our retail offering across all our markets and territories. This wide-reaching and long-term business partnership leverages Koch Media`s strength and leading position in global partner publishing. All our teams are excited and looking forward to support the strong games from Kalypso with all our expertise”, states Dr. Klemens Kundratitz, CEO at Koch Media GmbH.
Simon Hellwig, founder and CEO of the Kalypso Media Group GmbH, adds:
“Working with Koch Media has been beneficial for both businesses for more than 10 years now and the amicable partnership between the companies will be further strengthened with our most advanced cooperation to date. The increased scope in terms of territories, number of products and platforms is a good indicator of how much Kalypso Media has grown in recent years. This new distribution agreement will allow us to focus even more on the development and publishing of great strategy and simulation games thanks to Koch Media’s expertise in all relevant physical retail channels.”