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About us


2014

  • 01-08-2014
    Miramagia celebrates its 3rd anniversary.
  • 29-07-2014
    Rail Nation celebrates one million registered players.
  • 19-05-2014
    The first Rail Nation server with the new US scenario starts.
  • 08-05-2014
    Miramagia – New Worlds is published.
  • 28-01-2014
    Rail Nation celebrates its 1st anniversary.

2013

  • 24-10-2013
    The new FIFA MANAGER 14 is published.
  • 10-09-2013
    With the start of the third multilingual server Rail Nation can be played in 13 languages.
  • 19-03-2013
    The new English server of Rail Nation goes online.
  • 15-03-2013
    Bright Future moves to their new office in Cologne Bayenthal.
  • 06-03-2013
    The second German Server of Rail Nation goes online.
  • 30-01-2013
    The Open Beta of Rail Nation starts.

2012

  • 13-11-2012
    The sixth update of Miramagia is available in Germany. Magical mushrooms, new decoration and a simpler harvesting system are some of the highlights.
  • 25-10-2012
    The FIFA MANAGER 13 is published.
  • 19-01-2012
    Bright Future is added to the Travian Games family as their newest member.

2011

  • 20-10-2011
    FIFA MANAGER 12 is published. The magazine “PC Games“ rates it with 90%.
  • 06-10-2011
    The Brazilian version of Miramagia goes online.
  • 26-09-2011
    The Swedish and Norwegian versions of Miramagia go online.
  • 22-09-2011
    We want to say thank you to 100,000 players who liked the Facebook pages of our current games.
  • 06-09-2011
    Miramagia Update 5
    New in this version are clothing & headgear, many sound effects, the magical spells for the neighborhood help and staggered profits at the competitions for the best five villages.
  • 02-08-2011
    Miramagia’s Beta status ends.
  • 25-07-2011
    Miramagia Update 4
    The biggest update to Miramagia so far includes a blacklist, the new World Tree, the magical transformation, a holiday mode, new plants and additional animations of dragons. Premium seed can be bought at the Emma’s Magical Boutique from now on.
  • 30-05-2011
    Miramagia Update 3
    From now on, you can cancel building upgrades. Facebook Connect and Facebook Share were added to the game. There are also new types of dragons and house enchantments.
  • 26-05-2011
    The Beta version of Miramagia starts in Italy and France.
  • 04-05-2001
    Miramagia Update 2
    New in this version are a blackboard, the welcome screen, the magic of „weeding“ and the notification of “Friend online/offline“.
  • 11-04-2011
    Miramagia Update 1
    New features among others are the free placement of the front yard decorations throughout the whole village, laboratory articles may now be sold, prank and immunity spells become available in various levels and the Tent of Advanced Magic invites the players. Simultaneously the second German server for Miramagia goes live.
  • 07-02-2011
    The Open Beta version of Miramagia starts.

2010

  • 18-11-2010
    Bright Future and Travian Publishing GmbH announce their cooperation. The first project of the partnership is the free browser game Miramagia which will be published in spring 2011.
  • 28-10-2010
    FIFA MANAGER 11 is published. Due to the 10th anniversary of the franchise there is also a special edition for the German market.
  • 02-06-2010
    The free FIFA MANAGER 10 update for the FIFA World Cup South Africa 2010™ is published.
  • 18-05-2010
    The Open Beta of the browser game “FUSSBALLFAN – Das Spiel“ is completed and the game is now online. More than 10,000 players have already registered after a few days.

2009

  • 29-11-2009
    FIFA MANAGER 10 is published and goes straight to No. 1 of the German sales charts.
  • 07-09-2009
    „Knigge – Spielend zum guten Benehmen“ is published for Nintendo DS.
  • 28-05-2009
    The cooperation of Bright Future and RTL playtainment GmBH is announced. The first joint project is „Knigge – Spielend zum guten Benehmen“.
  • 26-03-2009
    The fourth and last update for FIFA MANAGER 09 is published.
  • 19-03-2009
    FIFA Ultimate Team™, the extension for FIFA 2009, is published. Bright Future participated in the development of the PlayStation 3 and XBOX 360 versions.

2008

  • 02-12-2008
    “Dr. Westhoffs Fußball-Dreikampf“ is published on pogo.de. A special Swiss version shows up on the Axpo Super League website.
  • 30-10-2008
    FIFA MANAGER 09 is published and gets No. 1 of the German and No. 5 of the UK sales charts immediately.
  • 17-04-2008
    UEFA EURO 2008™ is published. Bright Future participated in the development of the PlayStation 3 and XBOX 360 versions.

2007

  • 21-12-2007
    The second update with a huge improvement of the 3D match engine is published just in time for Christmas.
  • 19-12-2007
    FIFA MANAGER 08 passes the 100,000 sold games barrier in Germany.
  • 30-11-2007
    The first update for FIFA MANAGER 07 with many new features is published.
  • 02-11-2007
    The international versions of FIFA MANAGER are published. For the first time there is a Polish version. No. 1 is also achieved in the charts of Switzerland, in France it enters on No. 4 and in England on No. 5.
  • 30-10-2007
    FIFA MANAGER 08 is published and goes straight to No. 1 in the Media-Control-Charts in Germany with more than 55,000 sold games in the first week.
  • 01-05-2007
    The development of our first console project starts.
  • 22-02-2007
    “Extra Time“, the first add-on in the history of EA SPORTS FIFA MANAGER, is published.

2006

  • 12-12-2006
    FIFA MANAGER 07 received the German Development Award in the category “Bestes Sportspiel“ (best sports game) in Essen.
  • 20-11-2006
    The new English forum is available on www.fm07.de/en. This is a perfect communication platform for our international players.
  • 06-11-2006
    More than 50,000 sold games in Germany in the first three days are exceeding all expectations. FIFA MANAGER 07 gets to No. 2 in the Media-Control-Charts in Germany and Switzerland.
  • 03-11-2006
    FIFA MANAGER 07 is published in five languages all over Europe and additionally in selected countries on other continents.
  • 18-10-2006
    The international homepage www.fm07.de is online. For the first time all essential content is available in both English and German.
  • 28-09-2006
    FIFA MANAGER 07 is completed and the DVD production of the game starts today.
  • 01-09-2006
    From today on Bright Future offers trainee courses (2 and 3 years). Rafael Jesser is our first trainee and starts his work in the field of media design.
  • 10-06-2006
    The Alpha version of FIFA MANAGER 07 is a great step to the completion of our first game. The number of employees increases to 20.
  • 01-03-2006
    Bright Future officially starts to work on the FIFA MANAGER series.
  • 27-02-2006
    The contract with Electronic Arts about the development of the FIFA MANAGER series is signed.
  • 03-01-2006
    Bright Future GmbH is founded in Cologne by Thomas Schwan, Petr Vlcek and Gerald Köhler.