Spielbox has announced the acquisition of Eggertspiele by Plan B Games Europe GmbH. As part of the acquisition Peter Eggert has stated that he will remain on with company for 3 years doing game development. Word on the continuation of strategic partnerships has not been released with the news of the acquisition.
Plan B Games is the company behind Origins Game Fair hit Century: Spice Road. It was formed by Sophie Gravel who was the founder of Filosofia Editions. After the acquisition of F2Z entertainment by Asmodee North America she spun off Plan B with a number of F2Z’s publishing house Z-Man Games design partners like Emerson Matsuuchi, Matt Leacock, and Anita Landgraf.
Eggertspiele is the publisher behind games like Coal Baron, Animals on Board, Great Western Trail, and many others. Historically they have had strategic partnerships with Gigamic (french language editions) and Stronghold Games (english language editions).