JoWooD Press Release (thanks TheMysterD) announces plans for Gothic III, the
third edition in Piranha Bytes' RPG series:
Rottenmann, Austria, 14th of
December 2004: JoWooD Productions continues its successful cooperation with the
German developer Piranha Bytes by publishing one of the most spectacular titles
of the coming year: Gothic III, the third part of the legendary RPG saga. "Being
listed in all major 'most wanted' charts across Europe, Gothic III is the top
title of the coming year. To publish a game with such popularity, potential and
quality, is a great chance for us to push a world-wide known brand even further"
,comments Andreas Tobler, CEO of JoWooD Productions Software AG. JoWooD
Productions takes this chance and will try to break RPG selling records of the
"Our main efforts are to increase quality, atmosphere and fascination in Gothic
III, to deliver an unbeatable RPG experience to all the Gothic fans out there.
But even with all the improvements and innovations, we continue to build upon
the unique concept of the Gothic titles", promises Mike Hoge, developer Piranha
In 2002, JoWooD Productions managed to establish Gothic II as known brand in the
RPG world. Gothic II dominated the sales charts with weeks at the top and is one
of the best-selling titles ever created in German territories. The success is
also proven by dozens of awards like "Best RPG 2002", "Best of E3 Show", "Best
of Games Convention" and incredible ratings worldwide.