5 Years of Forge of Empires!

Can you believe that Forge of Empires is celebrating its 5th anniversary this year?
We went through many ups and downs and achieved numerous milestones since 2012. We would like to thank you for playing Forge of Empires and for supporting us during the last five years :). We’d also like to extend our special thanks to all of the regular forum members who constantly provide us with feedback, as well as supporters and moderators, who helped make the community what it is today :).

Below, you will find some funny statistics about the game:

As we are in a celebrating time, we will launch our first contest in the blog! The first player who can tell us in the comments when the game was launched exactly will win 500 diamonds! (don’t forget to put your player name and your country in your comment), good luck!

65 thoughts on “5 Years of Forge of Empires!

  1. The very first closed beta started 29 april 2012.
    The first open beta launched on 17 april 2012.
    Happy birthday!
    Grtz, Zoomb. (nl server)

  2. The very first closed beta started 29 march 2012.
    The first open beta launched on 17 april 2012.
    Happy birthday!
    Grtz, Zoomb. (nl server)

    1. Congratulation! you win 500 diamonds! The game was launch in DE 19th april 2012 :)
      There will be a winner by market so everyone can continue to find when the game was launched in your country!

    1. Congratulation! you win 500 diamonds! The game was launch in NL 02th may 2012 :)
      There will be a winner by market so everyone can continue to find when the game was launched in your country! (we have a winner for DE and NL for now!)

  3. Hi, I am hoping this message reaches a developer directly. Are there any plans to optimize FoE to use less memory and system resources? How about reducing the load of images+features so that the “eternal bar of death” is less of a problem? Last night flash was using almost 4 GB of RAM on my system and I was only running Forge of Empires. It is a huge problem and I hope to see it get addressed at some point. Thank you.

    1. Hi Dursland,
      The game is always improve step by step in each update. The app will be more and more efficient in the future.

    1. Congratulation! you win 500 diamonds! The game was launch in FR 02th may 2012 :)
      There will be a winner by market so everyone can continue to find when the game was launched in your country! (we have a winner for DE FR and NL for now!)

    1. Congratulation! you win 500 diamonds! The game was launch in DK 05th june 2012 :)
      There will be a winner by market so everyone can continue to find when the game was launched in your country! (we have a winner for DE FR DK and NL for now!)

  4. The game was released in Spain on 15/05/2012. Congratulations to all the FoE team for their great job these years ;)

    Playername: DeJan on Cirgard ES

    1. Congratulation! you win 500 diamonds! The game was launch in ES 15th may 2012 :)
      There will be a winner by market so everyone can continue to find when the game was launched in your country! (we have a winner for DE FR DK ES and NL for now!)

    1. Congratulation! you win 500 diamonds! The game was launch in BR 23th may 2012 :)
      There will be a winner by market so everyone can continue to find when the game was launched in your country! (we have a winner for DE FR DK ES BR and NL for now!)

  5. Olá não gostaria que meus dados pessoais tais como nome fossem publicados, desejo que aparece apenas meu nome de jogador.

    Brasil 23/05/2012

    Nome do jogador: o rei está morto – Jaims

      1. Playername : the king is dead – Jaims ok

        Não gostaria que aparecesse esse nome >>>> Adriano Diegues Magalhães

    1. Congratulation! you win 500 diamonds! The game was launch in CZ 23th may 2012 :)
      There will be a winner by market so everyone can continue to find when the game was launched in your country! (we have a winner for DE FR DK ES BR CZ and NL for now!)

    1. Congratulation! you win 500 diamonds! The game was launch in SK 30th may 2012 :)
      There will be a winner by market so everyone can continue to find when the game was launched in your country! (we have a winner for DE FR DK ES BR CZ SK and NL for now!)

    1. Hi NAG,
      Congratulation! you win 500 diamonds! The game was launch in EN 29th march 2012 :)
      There will be a winner by market so everyone can continue to find when the game was launched in your country! (we have a winner for DE FR DK ES BR CZ SK EN and NL for now!)

  6. Please forgive me. My previous post was incorrect. Please do not take it into consideration.

    The EN server started on April 17, 2012.

    Agnyshastra on en8

    1. Please remove my full name and place UserName Geril .. I did not know it would show on the comment. Why not have an edit so I could do it myself???

    1. Hi Nithin,
      Congratulation! you win 500 diamonds! The game was launch in US 24th may 2012 :)
      There will be a winner by market so everyone can continue to find when the game was launched in your country! (we have a winner for DE FR DK ES BR CZ SK EN US and NL for now!)

  7. Hi again!
    Since i’m not entirely sure and it seems like you get several guesses, I would like to add that it might have been 2012-05-29 or 2012-05-28

    Best regards,
    Fröjd II, Cirgard (SE)

    1. Congratulation! you win 500 diamonds! The game was launch in SE 29th may 2012 :)
      There will be a winner by market so everyone can continue to find when the game was launched in your country! (we have a winner for DE FR DK ES BR CZ SK EN US SE and NL for now!)

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