TaleWorlds Entertainment

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TaleWorlds Entertainment
IndustryVideo games
HeadquartersAnkara, Turkey
Key people
Armağan Yavuz
İpek Yavuz
ProductsMount & Blade series
Number of employees
102 (2016)
WebsiteTaleWorlds Entertainment Website

TaleWorlds Entertainment is an independent Turkish video game developer located in Ankara, Turkey, founded in 2005. TaleWorlds is an official brand of İkisoft Software Company and have been developing PC games under the brand "TaleWorlds Entertainment" since 2005.[1] The company's first game, Mount & Blade, was completed in September 2008, its second game Mount & Blade: Warband was released on March 29, 2010, and its third game, Mount & Blade: With Fire & Sword, was released on May 3, 2011. Their studio is located in Middle East Technical University(METU)-Technopolis. The studio is currently working on Mount and Blade II: Bannerlord as confirmed in a PC Gamer interview by Designer and Producer Mikail Yazbeck.


TaleWorlds Entertainment was founded by Armağan Yavuz, who studied Computer Engineering in Bilkent University. The idea of being a company became a reality after gamers provided huge support to a hobby project called Mount & Blade, while it was still in its beta stage. The company started to sell e-copies of the beta version of the game online, which funded the development of their first game via the online-sales income.

Publishing their first game in 2008, TaleWorlds Entertainment managed to sell over one million copies of the game throughout the world, and reported over three million dollars in revenue. The company developed their second game Mount & Blade: Warband as a sequel.

In 2014 TaleWorlds released Mount & Blade: Warband on Nvidia Shield, and for the first time, TaleWorlds Entertainment published a game on a platform other than the PC.

It was announced in 2012 that TaleWorlds Entertainment was working on a new and long-awaited second game of the series, titled Mount & Blade II: Bannerlord. which (as of December 2016) has a Steam page, but no set release date.



  1. ^ "TaleWorlds Company Info". IGN.com. Archived from the original on 2012-04-20. Retrieved 2008-03-30.

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