Industry information

Polish game industry for years has remained one of the most crucial sectors of both Polish economy and culture. Nowadays, game production in Poland is booming.

Starting form 2016, the sector has achieved a strong growth of around 30% a year. In 2019 there were 440 game development studios in Poland which generated the revenue of around 570 mln USD. 43 of those companies were listed on the Warsaw Stock Exchange.

According to sectoral reports, Polish studios release on average 480 productions a year. These releases include games for PCs, consoles, VR games as well as mobile games.

Polish studios produce a wide variety of games ranging from smaller titles, budget-wise games to AAA products employing advanced technologies. In the last few years especially Polish premium sector games have won international acclaim both from critics and users. Some of excellent releases published during the last few years were the most awarded “The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt” as well as “Dead Island”, “Dying Light”, “Gears of War: Judgment”, “FrostPunk”, “Sniper: Ghost Warrior 3”, “Lords of the Fallen” or “Cyberpunk 2077”.

Polish companies are also well known for the development of a wide selection of horror games. Some of the well-known titles are “Medium”, “Layers of Fear” or “The Beast Inside”. Worth noting are also Polish games developed with the objective of not only entertaining but also raising important social problems as well as historical issues. Recent productions include “Invisible Fist”, “Solstice”, “Indygo” or “This War of Mine”.

96% of games produced in Poland are exported. The key export destinations are the USA (around 50% of games produced in Poland is sold there) and European countries (with primary focus on Germany, the UK and France). Currently the export to Asian countries accounts for slightly over 10% with China being the biggest Asian market for Polish games.

Experts project a bright future for Polish game industry. One of the reasons is the high quality of IT education in Poland. Game development courses are flourishing at Polish universities – currently Polish universities offer 60 majors in software development related to broad area of games, including 26 in programming.

The outlook for the future of Polish game industry is optimistic. Experts predict that the number of Polish studios making their mark on the global stage will steadily increase. So will the popularity of Polish games among Asian consumers.

Companies

11 bit studios

11 bit studios

11 bit studios is a Warsaw-based game developer and publisher mostly known for This War of Mine and Frostpunk, games which received international recognition and established their position as one of the leading developers in Poland. Their work is driven by philosophy summed up in a sentence MAKE YOUR MARK – which means creation of thought-provoking games that make you think even when you stop playing. At the same time, 11 bit studios is a publisher providing all necessary support to indie game creators, who share the same vision and the desire to make their mark. The last indie hits published by 11 bit studios are Moonlighter (by Digital Sun Games) and Children of Morta (by Dead Mage).

Contact information

  • Name Mr. Paweł Miechowski
  • Position PR Lead
  • Email address pawel.miechowski@11bitstudios.com
  • Phone +48 698 490 160

Social media

Official website

  • #VideoGames
  • #GameDeveloper
  • #GamePublisher
  • #MeaningfulEntertainment
  • #11BitStudios
All in! Games

All in! Games

All in! Games is a publicly traded video game publishing and production company based in Krakow, Poland. Founded in 2018, the team creates and supports unique games for PC and consoles. Our most prominent titles are Chernobylite (The Farm 51), a survival horror RPG set in a 3D-scanned recreation of Chernobyl’s Exclusion Zone, Tools Up! (The Knights of Unity), an exciting local co-op that tests your renovation and teamwork skills, and Paradise Lost (PolyAmorous), a narrative exploration game that transports you to an abandoned bunker in an alternate history timeline.

Our vision is for All in! Games to be a clear first-choice partner for developers worldwide looking to grow and maximize their chances of market success. We use data-driven methods and a tailored approach to get developers the best possible results and emphasize a respectful and efficient developer-publisher relationship.

As for Corporate Social Responsibility, we participate in the Gra Paczka charity event every year, supported a children’s football club MKS Babia Góra Sucha Beskidzka, and offer a psychological support program to our employees.

Contact information

  • Name Mr. Grzegorz Wacławczyk
  • Position Event Manager
  • Email address grzegorz.waclawczyk@allingames.com
  • Phone +48 508 361 639

Social media

Official website

  • #AllinGames
  • #videogames
  • #videogamepublishing
  • #chernobylite
  • #indiegames
Bones

Bones

Bones is a global production company specialising in full performance capture and all-purpose character animations. We provide and post produce data for AAA games, movies and advertising productions from around the world.

Our team includes 15 animators as well as two actors, a prop master, programmers, R&D and a production and marketing team. Essentially, thanks to our cutting-edge technology and an experienced team, we are prepared to produce basically any project that is tailor-made for clients from various industries.

What we specialize in is an end-to-end production of remote performance capture. It is a complete solution covering the entire workflow of character’s animation production from casting, props creation, through performance session to full post-production. As an all in one studio we capture complete character performance: body, face and fingers.

We have worked on AAA titles such as the Medium, Ghost Runner, Twin Mirror, Green Hell, and many more.

When it comes to advertising, our performance capture was included in campaigns of global brands like Lenovo, Adidas or Turkish Airlines.

Other than we have contributed to various productions of music videos, tv shows, movies and alternative formats.

Owning a studio with over 60 Vicon cameras and full performance capture equipment we are currently the largest studio in central Europe.

We are an equal opportunity employer and our core values are diversity, open-mindedness, flexibility and continuous improvement.

Contact information

  • Name Mr. Adrian Perdjon
  • Position CEO
  • Email address adrian@bones.studio
  • Phone +48 602 670 961

Social media

Official website

  • #MotionCapture
  • #CharacterAnimation
  • #GameDevelopment
  • #3DAnimation
  • #VirtualProduction
DRAGO Entertainment

DRAGO Entertainment S.A.

DRAGO entertainment S.A. is a game development company established in 1998. We are among the most experienced and oldest companies of that type in the country with a highly motivated team and a wide range of specializations.

Our experience ranges from developing smaller action-oriented titles to full-scale MMORPG games for the PC. The recent development focus is on high quality simulator titles and open world RPGs, all of which are developed based on the company’s own IPs.

The current lineup of products consists of the highly anticipated Red Frost, Winter Survival Simulator, Gas Station Simulator, Food Truck Simulator as well as Airport Contraband, Miners’ Hell, Detective Simulator, Paparazzi Simulator, and the sequel to the popular Treasure Hunter Simulator.

DRAGO entertainment was identified as a “Brand with potential” and was included in the Brand Map of the Małopolska Region.

More information about our projects is available on Steam Store Page: https://store.steampowered.com/developer/DRAGO

Contact information

  • Name Mrs. Joanna Tynor
  • Position CEO
  • Email address joanna@drago-entertainment.com
  • Phone +48 501 530 405
  • Name Mr. Karol Sasorski
  • Position Brand Manager
  • Email address ksasorski@drago-entertainment.com
  • Phone +48 516 372 332

Social media

Official website

  • #gamedevelopment
  • #games
  • #simulators
  • #entertainment
  • #indiegames
Flash Ventures

Flash Ventures

Flash Ventures is part of the Flash Investment Group (FIG). In recent years, we have completed dozens of investment and consulting projects. We successfully obtained financing for companies and supported them in their development. 11 companies we cooperated with entered the Stock Exchange.

As part of venture capital, we combine best practices with knowledge and experience. We run innovative projects and create a new quality on the venture capital market in Poland. Every day we build long-term relationships based on trust and understanding the needs of owners and investors of companies. We have the ambition to be one of the venture capital leaders in Poland, being the first choice VC for founders and investors.

Our portfolio include many dynamically growing companies from the gaming sector.

We would like to encourage you to watch examples of game trailers developed by clients we supported:

  • Cooking Championship: (5) Cooking Championship Official Trailer - YouTube
  • Counter-Terrorism Ops: (5) Counter-Terrorism Ops Official Trailer - YouTube
  • Magnus Failure: (5) Magnus Failure Official Trailer - YouTube
  • Accident: (5) Accident - Official Game Trailer - YouTube

Contact information

  • Name Mr. Piotr Pomian-Kruszyński
  • Position Project Manager
  • Email address piotr.pomian@flashventures.pl
  • Phone +48 607 624 710

Social media

Official website

  • #FlashVentures
  • #Gaming
  • #GaminFactory
  • #UltimateGames
  • #GoldenEggsStudio
Movie Games

Movie Games

Movie Games is a game developer and publisher from Poland, listed on NewConnect, the Warsaw Stock Exchange’s alternative investment market. The company operates in Warsaw and a few offices across Poland.

Movie Games was founded by game enthusiasts with experience in the financial, gaming, and media sectors. It consists of new talents and industry veterans, including Maciej Miąsik, the key developer behind The Witcher, and David Jaffe, the creator of God of War.

Movie Games’ portfolio includes adventure games (“The Beast Inside”, “Lust for Darkness”, “Lust from Beyond”) and simulators ("Drug Dealer Simulator", “Plane Mechanic Simulator”, “MythBusters” and “Alaskan Truck Simulator” produced in association with Discovery, Inc.).

In 2021, Movie Games together with the production and post-production house Platige Image established Image Games, an indie premium developer focused on producing crime-themed games from the AA segment, set in different periods of time.

Contact information

  • Name Mr. Piotr Gnyp
  • Position Chief Marketing Officer
  • Email address piotr.gnyp@moviegames.pl
  • Phone +48 695 867 323

Social media

Official website

  • #videogames
  • #indiegames
  • #gamedev
  • #indiedev
  • #publishing
PrimeBit Games

PrimeBit Games SA

At Prime Bit Games SA, our creativity and ingenuity allows us to realize unconventional ideas! We focus on creating own productions, but we are also eager to take on challenges by implementing customer visions. Together, we create innovative and ambitious projects, often in combination with physical devices like VR setup or exercise equipment. In addition, we also port games from any platform to another, such as Xbox One, Nintendo Switch, PC and mobile.

If you want to learn more about our games, please visit our newest, proprietary sales platform at www.primebitstore.com, where you can find all our productions. We also invite other game developers to cooperate in the development of the new game fans community.

Additionaly, we support the only specialization in the region, “Computer Games Engineering” at the University of Information Technology and Management in Rzeszów. We teach future game developers by conducting classes on this specialization and creating dedicated courses for them.

We organize industry event as well, including Game Jam Rzeszów, Rzemiosło IT, Hackathon Rzeszów, during which we give an opportunity for young designers to exchange experiences and expand creativity!

Prime Bit Games SA is made up of qualified programmers and graphic designers, working with technologies like: Unity 3D, Flutter, Xamarin, React, Vue, PHP, Blender, Pixologic Zbrush, Substance Designer, Substance Painter, Adobe Photoshop. An ambitious and experienced team is a guarantee of successful cooperation.

Right now, we invite you to take united activities in a relaxed, friendly atmosphere. Apply and let’s see what we can create together!

Contact information

  • Name Mrs. Sandra Wojnarowicz
  • Position Prezes Zarządu
  • Email address swojnarowicz@primebitgames.com
  • Name Mr. Michał Ręczkowicz
  • Position Dyrektor
  • Email address mreczkowicz@primebitgames.com
  • Phone +48 17 283 18 70

Social media

Official website

  • #gamedev
  • #multiplatform
  • #porting
  • #games
  • #indie
Reality Games

Reality Games

Reality Games is an up-and-coming gaming studio developing mobile games that use live, real world data. Our game engine takes live data and combines it with familiar game concepts and proven game mechanics to generate highly addictive mobile games. We are not trying to compete with any of the current industry trends, we are creating a new genre of mobile entertainment with games based on real world data.

The primary goal of Reality Games is to add value to multiple segments of the gaming industry. For players, we’re developing engaging and entertaining games. For developers, we’re offering game engine services and we are an aggregator of API’s from different sources.

Landlord GO, a brand new title from Reality brings you even closer to the Real Estate Market experience. With the help of GPS, real life maps (Foursquare, Google) and NASAs Data, the game helps you explore and expand a worldwide property market, all available by a click on your mobile. Follow the trends, trade on the Marketplace with players from all around the world and compete with your friends to become a new Real Estate Tycoon. What’s even better, the game allows you to do it all without the need of leaving the comfort of your own home. The agent feature allows you to hire an Agent to work for you worldwide. Just send him off on a trip to your desired location and he will show you a portfolio of properties in that area. All you need to do is decide what you want to buy!

Contact information

  • Name Mr. Michał Łagodzic
  • Position CEO
  • Email address zbig@reality.co
  • Phone +48 786 818 348

Social media

Official website

  • #realitygames
  • #landlord
  • #geolocation
  • #bigdata
  • #mobilegames
Star Drifters

Star Drifters

Star Drifters is an independent game development studio based in Warsaw, Poland. Established in 2014, known for the development and publishing of a real-time 4X strategy game called Driftland: The Magic Revival, and roguelite Danger Scavenger. Star Drifters' mission is to create engaging, challenging, and highly replayable games that will remain in players' memories for a long time.

We are a project focused studio and we adjust the size of the team to the current needs. The biggest project developed by Star Drifters to date was created by a 20-person team supported by outsourcing and external musicians (backing vocals, instrumentalists, localisation etc.).

Danger Scavenger - a much smaller roguelite project was done by a team of eight in one year for PC and Atari VCS platforms.

Contact information

  • Name Mr. Jakub Wójcik
  • Position CO-CEO
  • Email address kuba@stardrifters.com
  • Phone +48 510 208 761

Social media

Official website

  • #indiegames
  • #gaming
  • #polishvideogames
  • #videogames
Tate Multimedia

Tate Multimedia

Tate Multimedia is a Polish independent game developer and publisher. The company is known in Poland as one of the first medium-sized studios. 20 years of history and the very known Kao the Kangaroo franchise made the studio recognizable on the European market. The motorcycle series Urban Trial met an international success, especially in Asia, which continued with the award winning Steel Rats.

The studio has since been evolving from focusing on internal projects and creating own IPs into a partner for independent teams looking for support with their exciting projects. Our mission is to create long-lasting partnerships and help to build strong IPs that stay alive for many years. We want to build communities around the titles who stay with us throughout development and after the launch.

Strengthen by the positive energy coming from our community and fans, we like to give back and support existing, well-known movements as the Great Orchestra of Christmas Charity, as well as initiate our own efforts, like the #Kao4Australia campaign to help with the Australian bushfire relief.

Contact information

  • Name Mrs. Kaja Borowko
  • Position Head of Studio
  • Email address kaja.borowko@tatemultimedia.com
  • Phone +48 722 206 666

Social media

Official website

  • #Games
  • #IndieGames
  • #GamePublisher
  • #GameDeveloper
  • #PolishGameDev