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  Football manager for iPad: Kick-off for "Goal Tactics"
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[This unedited press release is made available courtesy of Gamasutra and its partnership with notable game PR-related resource GamesPress.]

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 managers.

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 players.

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 experience».

"Goal Tactics" is available from now to download for free in the Appstore:

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 Live-ticker.

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 own team.


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. 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


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