Top Handball Team PSG becomes Nacon’s official Partner for Handball 21

Handball 21 video game publisher becomes Paris Saint-Germain Handball’s official provider. Two of the club’s members, Nikola Karabatic and Mikkel Hansen, will be on the French and international box art of the game

 

 

Paris Saint-Germain Handball is pleased to welcome NACON as an official provider for the next two years. NACON and Eko software studio are back for a new edition of the handball simulation game, available on November 12 for PlayStation®4, Xbox One and PC.
 
After four years, Eko Software returns with a new edition of the game that sets the standard for handball simulations, addressing to over 27 million federation members worldwide, including nearly 500,000 in France. Building on the studio’s experience in sports games, in-depth discussions with the fan community and input from Handball experts, Eko will deliver an ultra-realistic gaming experience.  With new animations, enhanced AI, new game modes and more official content than ever, players will experience all the emotions and sensations of their favorite sport with Handball 21.

David Talmat, Head of Marketing at NACON, says: “With Handball 21, we chose to partner with the best to mix entertainment and excellence. We are proud of this new partnership with the Paris Saint-Germain Handball, which succeeded in reaching the top of the European clubs with some of the greatest players. NACON has chosen two of the most iconic players, Nikola Karabatic and Mikkel Hansen, to be portrayed on the French and international box arts. Both helped the handball to become more popular than ever”.

Jean-Claude Blanc, Paris Saint-Germain’s Deputy General Manager, adds: “We are happy to welcome NACON as a partner. Paris Saint-Germain Handball is the new generation club. It shares the concerns of millions of players in the gaming community and delivers experiences close to our teams. Most of Paris Saint-Germain fans, in France but also worldwide like in Asia or in the US, are gamers, too. Thanks to this partnership, we’ll be able to talk to our youngest supporters, and explore new territories”.

With this new partnership, NACON wants to extend the fun beyond the video game by offering the chance to attend actual Paris Saint Germain Handball matches at Pierre de Coubertin stadium. Tickets for these matches can be won on the game’s Facebook page.

Handball 21 will be available on PS4™, Xbox One and PC November 12

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Handball 21 official website: http://handball-thegame.com/fr/
 

Visit NACON’s official website: https://www.nacongaming.com/
 
About NACON
NACON is a company of the BIGBEN Group founded in 2019 to optimize its know-how through strong synergies in the video game market. By bringing together its 8 development studios, the publishing of AA video games, the design and distribution of premium gaming devices, NACON focuses 20 years of expertise at the service of players. This new unified business unit strengthens NACON’s position in the market, enables it to innovate by creating new unique competitive advantages and achieve its ambition to become one of the world’s leading players in gaming. https://corporate.nacongaming.com/
 
About Eko Software
Established in 1999, Eko Software is an independent game developer and publisher based in Paris – France. Eko Software is developing games on all major gaming platforms (consoles – PC – Smart TVs). Mainly focused on development and content creation, the company develops games for top publishers or creates new IPs that are published in partnership with worlwide publishers or self-published through digital distribution channels. IPs created by Eko include Aqua Panic!, Wanted Corp., SPRay, and How to Survive. For more information on Eko Software and its products please visit www.ekosystem.com.