Funding Received
$460.5 Million in 2 Rounds from 4 Investors
Most Recent Funding
$350 Million Private Equity on April 26, 2011
Bigpoint is a browser game portal that offers a collection of free online games of every genre.
Heiko Hubertz
MMO Games, Publishing, FreetoPlay Gaming, Game, Games

Company Details

Update is the biggest game portal in Germany and is among the top 3 gaming portals worldwide.

The company develops and operates browser games – and as a publisher, content provider and developer, we set new standards with each game in terms of technology, gameplay and entertainment fun.

In addition to high quality, Bigpoint offers a successful business model: "free use voluntary payment". The basically free use of the game allows players of all ages and income levels to have high-class fun. In the course of the game, the player can purchase virtual goods or get a Premium subscription in order to use additional game features.

As a developer, we have set high quality standards“ and as a publisher, we promote online games which meet these standards. With this recipe for success, has become the top destination for the best online games; from casual games to complex, long-term multiplayer games.

Founded in 2002, Bigpoint is located in Hamburg, Berlin, San Francisco and Malta and has currently more than 500 employees. GMT and Peacock Equity, NBC Universal™ capital fund, bought a majority share of Bigpoint in June 2008. Bigpoint was honored for its success with the Red Herring 100 Europe, Eco Internet Award 2009 (best content provider), the Ruban dâ™Honneur from the European Business Awards 2009 and the OnlineStar awards as the most popular website in Germany.

Current Team (7)


Past Team (3)


Funding Rounds (2) - $460.5M


Board Members and Advisors (1)


Products (4)

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    Gladiatoren II

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    Deepolis. Deep-Sea Online Action. Death lurks at the bottom of the ocean! Experience a...
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    DarkOrbit is a massively multiplayer online game developed by Bigpoint Games.
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    Seafight was added to CrunchBase in 2009

Acquisitions (1)


Investors (4)

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    Summit Partners

    Summit Partners is a growth equity firm that has raised more than $16 billion in capital.
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    TA Associates

    Founded in 1968, TA Associates is one of the oldest and largest private equity firms in the world.
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    GMT Capital

    GMT Capital Corp. is a private investment company, the General Partner and Investment Manager for...
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    Peacock Equity

    Peacock Equity is a global capital fund co-founded by GE Commercial Finance's Media,...

Offices/Locations (4)

  • Bigpoint Headquarters

    Drehbahn 47-48

    Hamburg, 20354


  • Bigpoint Inc.

    500 Howard St.

    Suite 300

    San Francisco, CA CA 94105


  • Bigpoint International

    1 Villa Zimmermann

    Ta 'Xbiex Terrace

    Ta 'Xbiex, XBX 1035


  • Bigpoint Berlin

    Alexander St.

    Berlin, 10178


Images (3)

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