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Belgrade, Serbia -- May 23, 2013 -- Online sports game Top Eleven - Be A Football Manager, developed by social game studio Nordeus, celebrates its third anniversary with 11 million monthly active users, making it the most played online sports game in the world. In the last three years, Nordeus has accomplished three major milestones with Top Eleven:

·       Constant Growth - Since launch, Top Eleven has reached more than 40 million registered users, and currently has more than 11 million monthly active users, maintaining a 25% retention rate in just three years. The DAU/MAU ratio is 40%, one of the top engagements in the world.

·       Recognized on Top Grossing App Charts Worldwide - Top Eleven is among the top grossing apps on iOS and Android, and is in the top five in more than 53 countries.

·       Authentic Gameplay Experience - Nordeus' partnerships with football clubs Real Madrid, Liverpool, Arsenal, Milan and more bring fans closer to the sport with official team jerseys and logos in Top Eleven. Real Madrid's head coach José Mourinho is the face of the popular app, and serves as an in-game coach for new players in tutorial mode.

Top Eleven was developed by award-winning European game studio, Nordeus. Founded in March 2010 in Belgrade, Serbia , Top Eleven was created to fuel football fans' passion for the world¹s most popular sport and allow them to build, improve and manage their own teams. Nordeus' growing success has already been widely recognized in Europe: the company was named "Best Gaming Startup" at the Europas 2011 Awards, one of ETTA's "Top 25 Hottest Tech Companies in Europe" in 2011 and as "People¹s Choice - Best Startup" at the London Web Summit 2012.

"Nordeus is at the forefront of the sports game industry, and our success with Top Eleven has been tantamount to our growth and expansion," said Branko Milutinovic, CEO, Nordeus. "Next, we will be expanding operations to Dublin, Ireland and Skopje, Macedonia, and are actively seeking new talent."

Top Eleven allows players to create and manage their own customized football teams. Professional Top Eleven managers can build up stadiums for their teams where they can compete against other players. Along with its complexity and advanced football manager features, Top Eleven offers cross-platform compatibility and a seamless gaming experience across web, Android and iOS devices.

Top Eleven gives the most hardcore football fans an authentic gameplay experience. In March, the company chose Real Madrid¹s head coach, José Mourinho, to be the face of Top Eleven. Nordeus has also partnered with football clubs - Real Madrid, Liverpool, Arsenal, AC Milan, Benfica, Roma, Boca Juniors, Porto and more - also bring official in-game items to Top Eleven.

Top Eleven is currently available on Facebook and for Android and iOS devices as a free download.

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About Nordeus:

Nordeus is a leading and award-winning European game developer, and officially the best European gaming start up of 2011. At Nordeus, our goal is to provide a seamless gaming experience to millions of people, regardless of the devices they are using. That is why we make online games that are free and accessible to a wide range of people. Every day, our team of more than 100 people in Belgrade and San Francisco put all of their talent into making five-star games. Every day, millions of people enjoy what we have created.

About Top Eleven - Be A Football Manager:

Top Eleven is the most played online sports game in the world, with 11 million monthly and nearly five million daily users on Web, Android and iOS devices. Play in League, Cup, Champions League or friendly matches. Buy, sell and improve players. Build your own stadium and do what it takes to become a Professional Top Eleven Football Manager in a persistent player-vs-player environment. Watch live matches on your browser, Android or iOS device. Top Eleven offers a unified gaming experience regardless of platform.