Construction Simulator 2

astragon is happy to announce PALFINGER as official partner for Construction Simulator 2

Moenchengladbach/Germany, July 5, 2016 – Publisher astragon Entertainment GmbH, developer weltenbauer. Software Entwicklung GmbH and the internationally successful maker PALFINGER AG are happy to announce a license partnership concerning Construction Simulator 2, which is currently under development for iPhone®, iPad® as well as smartphones and tablets using Android™. PALFINGER® is globally known for its innovative, reliable and efficient hydraulic lifting devices for commercial vehicles.

Thanks to this license agreement the faithfully recreated Cat®CT660 truck will be equipped with an officially licensed PALFINGER®PK 27002 SH loading crane. This powerful loading crane has a maximum operation range of 29.4 m, a lifting moment of 255.0 kNm as well as a maximum lifting force of 9,300 kg. This means that the player will be able to safely deliver and perfectly load big cargo and building materials at the game’s many operation sites.

Tim Schmitz, Head of Products at astragon Entertainment GmbH: “Thanks to the license partnership with PALFINGER we have another strong partner on board for Construction Simulator 2. This is a great development both for us and the many fans of the game and we are hoping to welcome many more well-known partners in the future.”

Hannes Hemetsberger, Head of Brand Management at PALFINGER AG: "We are pleased that our fans will now also get the opportunity to use our products in the digital world and we think that Construction Simulator 2 is the ideal branding platform for the gaming oriented target audience."

The extensive vehicle pool of Construction Simulator 2 will also include numerous other construction vehicles by makers such as LIEBHERR®, Cat®, PALFINGER®and other license partners.

The release of Construction Simulator 2 for iPhone® and iPad® as well as smartphones and tablets using Android™ is planned for the 4th quarter of 2016.

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For more information please visit:

Homepage:    http://www.construction-simulator.com/ 

Facebook:      https://www.facebook.com/ConstructionSimulator/

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© 2016 astragon Entertainment GmbH. © 2016 weltenbauer. Software Entwicklung GmbH. Published and distributed by astragon Entertainment GmbH. Construction Simulator, astragon, astragon Entertainment and its logos are trademarks or registered trademarks of astragon Entertainment GmbH. weltenbauer., weltenbauer. Software Entwicklung and its logos are trademarks or registered trademarks of weltenbauer. Software Entwicklung GmbH. iOS, Game Center, iPhone, iPad are trademarks of Apple Inc., registered in the U.S. and other countries. All other registered trademarks or trademarks are property of their respective owners.

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Press contact:

Carsten Hoeh

PR and Community Manager
Phone: 49 (0) 21 66 - 6 18 66 - 47
Fax: 49 (0) 21 66 - 6 18 66 - 20
Email: c.hoeh@astragon.de

About astragon Entertainment GmbH and astragon Sales & Services GmbH

The astragon Entertainment GmbH and the astragon Sales & Services GmbH have emerged as the core of the newly created astragon group formerly consisting of the two games publishers astragon Software GmbH (founded in 2000) and rondomedia Marketing & Vertriebs GmbH (founded in 1998) in July 2015. Today, the astragon group is the second largest producer and marketer of computer games in Germany (number of units CD-ROM/DVD as per GfK Media Control, complete annual evaluation 2015).

The main focus of the group’s product range lies with casual games and technical simulation games for PC. Adventure games and economy simulations complement astragon’s diverse portfolio. The popular game series “Big Fish Games“, “play+smile“ and “Best of Simulations“ form three strong umbrella brands by astragon in retail market. Additionally to the distribution to retail partners in the German language area by the astragon Sales & Services GmbH, products are also marketed internationally under license and via download by the astragon Entertainment GmbH. Games for consoles, mobile devices as well as smartphones and tablets complete astragons product range. For more information, please visit www.astragon-entertainment.de/en/

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About weltenbauer. Software Entwicklung GmbH

weltenbauer. Software Entwicklung GmbH is a developer of computer games, interactive applications and visualizations. Since 2006 weltenbauer. has implemented a great variety of projects in the games, serious games and interactive segments. This has enabled the team to gain extensive experience in multi-platform development for mobile devices, consoles, desktop systems and browsers. The weltenbauer. team consists of twelve permanent employees and free-lance experts from the fields of 3D computer graphics, conceptualisation, real time and web development. Find more information on www.weltenbauer-se.com and www.facebook.de/weltenbauer.

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About PALFINGER AG

For many years PALFINGER has been one of the world’s leading manufacturers of innovative lifting solutions for use on commercial vehicles and in the maritime field. As a multinational group headquartered in Salzburg, the Company, which has approx. 8,995 employees, generated total sales of approx. EUR 1,229.9 million in 2015. The Group has production and assembly facilities in Europe, in North and South America, as well as in Asia. The pillars of corporate strategy comprise innovation and the further internationalization as well as the growing flexibility of products, services and processes. PALFINGER is regarded not only as the market leader, but also the technology leader, in the global market for hydraulic loader cranes. PALFINGER is always in proximity to its customers due to its over 5,000 sales and services centres located in over 130 countries across all continents. More detailed information about PALFINGER can be found on www.palfinger.com and https://www.palfinger.com/en/emea/about-palfinger/social-media.

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About Caterpillar

For 90 years, Caterpillar Inc. has been making sustainable progress possible and driving positive change on every continent.  Customers turn to Caterpillar to help them develop infrastructure, energy and natural resource assets.  With 2015 sales and revenues of $47.011 billion, Caterpillar is the world’s leading manufacturer of construction and mining equipment, diesel and natural gas engines, industrial gas turbines and diesel-electric locomotives.  The company principally operates through its three product segments - Construction Industries, Resource Industries and Energy & Transportation - and also provides financing and related services through its Financial Products segment.  For more information, visit caterpillar.com. To connect with us on social media, visit caterpillar.com/social-media.

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The astragon Entertainment GmbH and the astragon Sales & Services GmbH have emerged as the core of the newly created astragon group formerly consisting of the two games publishers astragon Software GmbH (founded in 2000) and rondomedia Marketing & Vertriebs GmbH (founded in 1998) in July 2015. Today, the astragon group is the second largest producer and marketer of computer games in Germany (number of units CD-ROM/DVD as per GfK Media Control, complete annual evaluation 2015). The main focus of the group’s product range lies with casual games and technical simulation games for PC. Adventure games and economy simulations complement astragon’s diverse portfolio. The popular game series “Big Fish Games“, “play+smile“ and “Best of Simulations“ form three strong umbrella brands by astragon in retail market. Additionally to the distribution to retail partners in the German language area by the astragon Sales & Services GmbH, products are also marketed internationally under license and via download by the astragon Entertainment GmbH. Games for consoles, mobile devices as well as smartphones and tablets complete astragons product range. For more information, please visit http://www.astragon.de/en/.