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JoWooD Productions Signs New Co-Publishing Agreement With Koch Media

Liezen, Austria / Planegg, Germany, January 15th 2007: JoWooD Productions announces the conclusion of a further Co-Publishing agreement with Koch Media. Due to the successful cooperation during the production of titles like "Gothic 3", "The Guild 2" and "SpellForce 2", the stage for an ongoing partnership has been set.

"The renewed partnership with Koch Media enables both enterprises to produce high-end titles at shared costs. Such a doubled financing power is a great chance to produce triple-A products of stunning quality in order to secure worldwide success", comments Albert Seidl, CEO JoWooD Productions.

"We are happy to continue our trustful cooperation with JoWooD based upon this new Co-Publishing Agreement. A huge experience in producing and selling first-class games has been gained during the last years in both enterprises. The sales figures of Gothic 3 have shown how efficient both compan ies complete each other", states Dr. Klemens Kundratitz, CEO Koch Media.

The first title to be published under the conditions of the new agreement is "SpellForce 2 - Dragon Storm" and will be released in the 1st quarter of 2007.

JoWooD Productions Software AG

Shares of the JoWooD Productions Software AG are traded at the Vienna stock exchange, JoWooD is one of the leading publishers of computer- and videogames. JoWooD develops and publishes state-of-the-art entertainment software for all major existing and coming systems. JoWooD`s games are distributed in all territories by a worldwide net of distribution partners. Please visit the homepage for further information.

About Deep Silver

Deep Silver is KOCH Media's Premium Games Label. It was established in 2002 with the goal of publishing games for gamers. From FPS and Simulations to MMO, Deep Silver offers anything and everything that a gamer's heart desires. Deep Silver published Singles ®, X2 - The Threat ®, Scrapland ®and many more games. For more information visit

Founded in 1994, KOCH Media develops, publishes and distributes a diverse mix of titles for personal computers and home console gaming systems and the Internet. Based in Planegg near Munich in Germany, KOCH operates a pan-European service, with additional offices in Austria, Switzerland, Italy and UK. KOCH has distribution contracts for a number of software publishers including GData, Lexware, Digital Publishing, Roxio, TVG, Suse, Avanquest and Pinnacle Systems. KOCH also develops and publishes educational and application software. Since 2003 the publishing of films on DVD is another important branch in KOCH's business strategy.

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