Koch Media has announced that it has rebranded. As of today, the company will be known as PLAION (pronounced PlayOn).
PLAYION (formerly Koch Media) is a leading independent developer and producer of games, with fully owned publishing units, such as Deep Silver, Prime Matter, Milestone, Vertigo Games and Ravenscourt, and is publishing partner with multiple game publishers including Paradox, SNK, Techland, THQ Nordic, Microids, Tripwire, Warner Bros and many others, with games such as Gotham Knights, Hogwarts Legacy, Saints Row, Destroy All Humans! 2 and more to release in the coming months.
Co-founder and CEO of PLAION (formerly Koch Media), Klemens Kundaritz said: “Over the last 28 years, we have built an incredibly strong business, partnering with many of the best-known names in the industry. Since joining the Embracer Group in 2018, growth has accelerated and we have become increasingly diversified. To reflect the evolving nature of our business in terms not only of content, but also of geography as we continue our expansion across the globe, we have chosen our new name to better portray who we are and the journey we are taking.”
Kundratitz adds: “Our new name offers us the opportunity to build on our rich history as a publishing partner and our outstanding, constantly growing network of world-class development studios and creative people, to keep delivering premium service to our partners, to highlight our ambition as a global player within the entertainment industry but also to reinvent ourselves. Our vision is to enable and inspire our worldwide teams and partners, unlocking their full potential.” ?