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Hamburg, December 10 2013 - Football fans, keep
your jerseys ready: the game publisher Xyrality from Hamburg
launches the football manager "Goal Tactics" today. Enjoy live and
interactive football directly from your couch: The free to play
iPad app "Goal Tactics" stirs up the virtual market for football
In this football simulation, fans of the beautiful game can
build and manage their own virtual dream team as well as develop
and renovate their stadium.
In addition, the manager can use the live-ticker to follow his
team when meeting with other teams managed by other real
The individual strength of each player as well as the chosen
tactics will decide whether a match ends in victory or defeat which
will ultimately let you move up or down a ladder.
If the training plan is properly set up, the players will get
into top shape. If there is a good atmosphere inside the team and
the injuries are not too prevalent, then nothing will stand in the
way of the manager’s success, provided that his finances are
under control and that he can properly manage his stadium,
including his youth center, the rehabilitation center and the
merchandising shop. The team can be directly strengthened by
diligently scouting for young players.
The app has been developed by the startup company Game Tactics,
which has already been working on the project since 2011. Since
November, the publisher from Hamburg and the developer Game Tactics
started a cooperation: marketing and support are done by Xyrality,
while Game Tactics pushes on with further developments.
Players can reap the rewards of this cooperation immediately:
with today’s relaunch, the App offers a few innovations and
additional features. The new version of Goal Tactics provides more
training options , more detailed informations on the weaknesses and
strengths of the player as well as new scouting opportunities and a
trophy cabinet to display the team’s achievements
For Volker Dressel, CMO at Xyrality: «"Goal Tactics"
offers a large number of individual adjustment settings and has an
impressive and thrilling PvP part. The Live-ticker in particular is
a guarantee of an intensive and authentic football
"Goal Tactics" is available from now to download for free in the
An iPhone version will soon follow.
Updates and current news for this game can be found on the "Goal
Tactics" Facebook page
About Goal Tactics
Goal Tactics is a free to play football manager for iPad.
Players build up and manage their own team and make decisive
decisions about training and tactics, in order to reach the top.
They play online with friends as well as other players and can use
the live games to settle who has trained his team the best and who
has chosen the most efficient setups. The managers can follow these
thrilling match ups with other players with the help of the
Besides that, they can train their athletes in more than ten
different skills to bring them into peak physical condition while
expanding their stadium in different categories, so that enough
cash flows into the club funds.
Players can also haggle for the best price of renowned talents
on the transfer market or look for interesting newcomers for their
Xyrality is a fast growing, independent Hamburg developer and
publisher consisting of 75 dedicated employees. This young company
develops and markets games, which are available on smartphones and
tablets as well as web browsers. The debut title “Lords &
Knights”, is an innovative strategy-building-MMOG in a
medieval setting. Within a few months of the publication in June
2011, Xyrality evolved to become one of the most successful
start-ups in the industry. Pocketgamer.biz proclaimed Xyrality as
one of the Top 50 mobile Developers of 2013 worldwide; in 2012
Xyrality featured several times in "Best of Apple's App Store".
Today the portfolio includes nine titles that have altogether been
downloaded more than 10 million times; Other games are to be
published soon. More information can be found at
Tel. +49/40/35 73 001 38
Fax +49/40/35 73 001 99