ALL THE LATEST NEWS ABOUT THE BUSINESS OF PC GAMES

Latest Deals

Date Type Companies involved Size
Oct 9th, 2018 partnership CD Projekt Not disclosed
CD Projekt RED announces partnership with Digital Scapes for Cyberpunk 2077
Oct 9th, 2018 acquisition Epic Games
Kamu
Not disclosed
Epic buys games security firm Kamu
Oct 3rd, 2018 investment Tencent $317.6m
Tencent invests $317.6 million in video sharing company and Chinese Overwatch League teamer owner Bilibili
Oct 2nd, 2018 partnership Ubisoft
Google
Not disclosed
Ubisoft and Google team up to stream Assassin's Creed Odyssey to Chrome
Oct 1st, 2018 acquisition $1m
Liquid Media snaps up 65 retro game IPs from Throwback for $1 million
Sep 27th, 2018 acquisition Eko Software
Bigben Interactive
$10m
French publisher Bigben acquires How to Survive developer Eko Software for $10 million
Sep 26th, 2018 investment $1m
Scottish developer Earthbound Games secures $987,000 to self-publish new projects
Sep 20th, 2018 Atari Inc.
THQ Nordic
Not disclosed
THQ Nordic has bought the Alone in the Dark IP from Atari
Sep 19th, 2018 Riot Games Not disclosed
Mastercard comes on board as League of Legends global sponsor
Sep 18th, 2018 Keywords Studios Not disclosed
Half year revenue up 72 per cent for Keywords as firm makes two acquisitions in Sound Lab and Trailer Farm
Sep 6th, 2018 acquisition CCP $425m
425m
Eve Online developer CCP sells to Korea's Pearl Abyss for $425m
Sep 6th, 2018 acquisition Nielsen
SuperData Research
Not disclosed
Nielsen has purchased SuperData Research
Aug 22nd, 2018 acquisition Keywords Studios
Studio Gobo Ltd
$33.5m
£26m
Keywords acquires development support company Studio Gobo for $33.5 million
Aug 20th, 2018 investment $0m
0.3m
Multiplay vet Fletcher puts $328k behind Sweden's Toadman
Aug 16th, 2018 investment Nordisk Film
Raw Fury Games
$0m
5.5m
Nordisk Film Games puts $5.5m behind indie label Raw Fury
Aug 2nd, 2018 Logitech Not disclosed
Logitech will acquire audio accessory manufacturer Blue Microphones
Jul 27th, 2018 investment NetEase
Improbable
$0m
50m
NetEase has invested $50m in Improbable
Jul 19th, 2018 partnership Multiplay
Unity
PUBG Corp
Not disclosed
Multiplay to host Playerunknown's Battlegrounds EU servers
Jul 17th, 2018 investment $0m
9m
Klang has raised $8.95m in Series A investment to fund MMO Seed
Jul 3rd, 2018 acquisition Rising Star Games Limited Not disclosed
Image and Form parent firm Thunderful has purchased Rising Star Games
Jun 15th, 2018 investment Tencent
PUBG Corp
$0m
500m
Reports point to Tencent snapping up 10 per cent of PUBG firm Bluehole for $500m
Jun 6th, 2018 Paradox Interactive
Harebrained Schemes
$0m
7.5m
Paradox is going to be buying Harebrained Schemes
Jun 4th, 2018 investment Bungie
NetEase
$0m
NetEase invests $100m into Destiny studio Bungie
May 31st, 2018 acquisition Bethesda Game Studios
Nordisk Film
Avalanche Studios
$0m
104.2m
Rage 2 developer Avalanche Studios acquired by Nordisk Film
May 30th, 2018 acquisition Keywords Studios $6.9m
£5.2m
Keywords Studios acquires Fire Without Smoke for $6.9 million
May 23rd, 2018 Electronic Arts
GameFly
Not disclosed
EA buys streaming firm GameFly's tech and team
May 21st, 2018 Tencent
Grinding Gears
Not disclosed
Path of Exile dev Grinding Gear is Tencent's latest games investment
May 15th, 2018 investment Nordisk Film
Star Stable Entertainment
$0m
18m
Nordisk Film puts $18 million behind Star Stable Online dev
May 11th, 2018 Little Orbit Not disclosed
Licensed games firm Little Orbit acquires APB Reloaded and GamersFirst
May 9th, 2018 Tencent Not disclosed
Video games headline Tencent strategic partnership with UK's Department for International Trade
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