Gaijin is an independent European video game developer and publisher established in 2002. It has offices in Germany, Cyprus, Hungary, Latvia, UAE and Armenia. Our HQ in Budapest is our main development hub with almost a hundred of highly professional developers working on online games for PC and consoles.
During our successful history, we have already developed more than 30 games for different platforms: PC, Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, Xbox Series X|S, Mac OS, Linux, iOS and Android. The company’s diverse portfolio has been recognized by the industry and earned several distinguished awards, including KRI Awards such as Best Game Developer, Best Mobile Game, Best Simulation Game, Best Action, Best Technology, Best Sound, and many more. Our award-winning game Il-2 Sturmovik: Birds of Prey rates as one of the Top 10 Best Reviewed Flight Simulation Games of All Times.
Today, the company’s main project is War Thunder — a cross-platform MMO combat game for PC, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S, Mac OS and Linux, dedicated to World War II and Cold War military aviation, armored vehicles and fleets. War Thunder for the PlayStation 4 is a console launch title, making Gaijin the first free-to-play developer to ever have a game featured as a launch title on any console in history. Millions of players have already joined exciting battles, and War Thunder was awarded as Best Simulation Game at Gamescom 2013 expo. It also holds the Guinness World Record for Most planes in a flight simulation game.
When creating games, we use our own proprietary technology, the Dagor Engine, which has received several Best Technology awards from industry pundits.