Recently, the British game developer Supermassive Games behind Until Dawn and The Quarry has been sold. Nordisk Games, which already owns Just Cause Studio Avalanche, has acquired 100% ownership of Supermassive. Nordisk previously held a 30.7% stake in Supermassive.
Supermassive has more than 300 developers and press release The acquisition announcement did not mention changes in staffing, except for growth plans. Super Massive CEO Pete Samuels said: Next we will take us. “
In addition to Avalanche, Nordisk Games owns or invests in other gaming companies such as Star Stable Entertainment, Flashbulb Games, Nitro Games and Mercury Steam.
The financial terms for Nordisk’s acquisition of Supermassive have not been disclosed.
This deal is the latest in the gaming industry. 2022 is expected to be a major year for mergers and acquisitions in the gaming space. Some forecasts to trade $ 150 billion in total..
2022 began with Take-Two announcing plans to buy Zynga for $ 12.7 billion. This was the largest acquisition in the history of video games at the time. A month later, Microsoft announced that it would buy Activision Blizzard for $ 75 billion. Other deals in 2022 include Sony proposing to buy Bungie for $ 3.6 billion and Embracer buying Tomb Raider and other franchises from Square Enix for $ 300 million.
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