Supercell, the studio behind hit games like Clash of Clans, Clash Royale, and Brawl Stars is opening up its Helsinki headquarters for the public. For the first time, the company is offering video game fans and the common public the opportunity to go behind the curtains of these popular video games in Wood City (Supercell’s HQ).
The Clash Fest will encompass all the events related to the World Finals. The event will be hosted in Helsinki, Finland, between September 23-25th. The full month-long Clash celebration, Clash Fest will feature unique in-game and out-of-game events in both Clash Royale and Clash of Clans games, two of Supercell’s biggest games.
Supercell’s Helsinki HQ features state-of-the-art technology with open workspaces
The Helsinki HQ of Supercell is mostly built with woods and the architects were inspired by the forest-centric geography of Finland. Except for the concrete foundations and decorative units in the HQ, the building features wooden constructions all around.
A web of networking cables covering a distance of 450km runs through the HQ. one of the best places for employees to hang out is the PEKKA cafe where they can take a quick break and grab pastries and smoothies.
The cafe is surrounded by meeting rooms that are used for visiting partners and business associates. Each meeting room is equipped with video conferencing tech to ensure good connectivity during meetings. The meeting rooms are themed out of games created by the studio which include Hay Day, Clash of Clans, Boom Beach, and Brawl Stars. The entire HQ features open and spacious workspaces which help in maintaining a healthy ecosystem among employees.
Supercell employees find the work culture to be collaborative, thoughtful and empowering
Some of the employees shared their thoughts on working at Supercell. James, a designer in the Clash Royale developers team said that everyone is very passionate about the work they are doing. James also said that curiosity is the key element behind great game design.
A game lead in Clash Royale said that she finds the whole work culture collaborative, thoughtful, and empowering. These are all the details shown by Supercell in part 1 of the virtual tour.
The studio will continue this virtual tour on another video which will be released later. Interested players can follow the game’s social media channels for the next part of the Supercell HQ Tour.
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