Trove Joins the Green Game Jam with Month-Long Grovin’ and Trovin’ In-Game Event

Trovians band together to impact real-world change for a brighter future!

gamigo is proud to announce its participation in Playing for the Planet’s “Green Game Jam” initiative with its Grovin’ and Trovin’ in-game event for its popular Voxel-based MMORPG, Trove.

In this month-long event, Trovians will have the opportunity to earn a “Hyper Tree Friend” and “Tree Sapling” seeds in several ways:

  • One Code to Rule Them All: Just by reading this press release, we’re giving you (and your readers if you’re a member of the media) a unique code that can be redeemed for Tree Saplings and the Hyper Tree Friend. The code is TROVETREE. 
  • Twitch Drops: Watching Trove streams on Twitch will present viewers with Twitch Drops of Tree Saplings and the Hyper Tree Friend.
  • A Hunting We Will Go: Do you prefer the old-fashioned method of farming for rewards? So do we! Which is why we are making seeds available to players who would rather dungeon crawl for their Tree Sapling seeds.

Along with earning a Hyper Tree Friend, Trovians can work together towards a community goal of 1,000,000 planted in-game trees. If the goal is reached by the end of the Grovin’ and Trovin’ event, all players will also receive the exclusive “Sapling Sower” as a thank you, but only if they work together to make the world of Trove more lush and vibrant, and raise awareness for environmental challenges!

We are honored to be included in Playing for the Planet’s Green Game Jam this year,” says gamigo group CEO Jens Knauber. “We know how fragile our planet’s ecosystems are. We hope our Grovin’ and Trovin’ in-game event will help raise awareness on the importance of tackling climate.

The Playing for the Planet Alliance consists of a group of gaming companies that have come together to collaborate in different ways to address the climate emergency together, allowing them to achieve more than any individual company could on their own. Its Green Game Jam, which consists of 40 participating studios, has set a goal to shift 1 million players’ food choices to benefit the planet and  plant and protect 1 million trees. During its run, gaming industry leaders collaborate to educate and inspire climate action within their studios and amongst their players.

Trove’s Grovin’ and Trovin’ event is now available on PC, PlayStation, Xbox, and Switch and will end on July 5, 2022. Happy planting!

For more information, please visit the following links:

About the Playing for the Planet Alliance
The Playing for the Planet Alliance was launched in 2019 during the Climate Summit at UN Headquarters in New York. In total, the members of the Alliance have the ability to reach more than 1 billion video game players. In joining the Alliance, members have made commitments ranging from integrating green activations in games, reducing their emissions, and supporting the global environmental agenda through initiatives ranging from planting millions of trees to reducing plastic in their products. The initiative is facilitated by the UN Environment Programme with the support of GRID-Arendal and Playmob.

Members of the Playing for the Planet Alliance
Bandai Namco Entertainment Inc, Bornholm Game Days, Creative Mobile, Creative Assembly, Dropledge, Game, E-Line, EGDF, FGOL, GameDuell, Gameloft, Gamigo, Green Man Gaming, Humble Bundle, Internet of Elephants, IGEA, ISFE, MAG Interactive, Microsoft, Niantic, Neogames Finland Association, Perp Games, Pixel Federation, Playmob, Rovio, Reliance, Sony, SEGA Europe, Space Ape, Sports Interactive, Strangeloop, Sumo Group, Supercell, Sybo, SNJV, Tigertron, TiMi Studios, Ubisoft, Unity, Ukie, ustwo games, WildWorks, 37 Interactive Entertainment. For further information on the Playing for the Planet Alliance, visit https://playing4theplanet.org/ 

About the UN Environment Programme (UNEP)
UNEP is the leading global voice on the environment. It provides leadership and encourages partnership in caring for the environment by inspiring, informing, and enabling nations and peoples to improve their quality of life without compromising that of future generations.

About gamigo group
The gamigo group is one of the leading publishers of online and mobile games in Europe and North America. The group’s diverse game portfolio includes free-to-play titles such as Fiesta Online, Trove and Aura Kingdom and mobile games like Fantasy Town and Heroes of Twilight. Counting more than 400 employees, gamigo group is one of the largest players in the gaming industry. Besides its German locations in Hamburg (HQ), Berlin and Darmstadt, the gamigo group also has branches in Austin and Bellevue (US), and in Seoul (South Korea). In addition to gamigo AG, the group includes the subsidiaries gamigo Inc. operating as “WildTangent”, gamigo US Inc., gamigo Publishing GmbH and KingsIsle Entertainment, Inc. The gamigo group strives to grow organically as well as through acquisitions. Since 2013, it has made more than 25 acquisitions, including titles, gaming and technology companies as well as individual game assets. The gamigo group is part of Media and Games Invest (MGI). Learn more about gamigo group at https://corporate.gamigo.com/. Learn more about MGI at https://mgi-se.com/.

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