ALL THE LATEST NEWS ABOUT THE BUSINESS OF PC GAMES

Latest Deals

Date Type Companies involved Size
Nov 20th, 2018 acquisition VR Focus
Admix
Not disclosed
Mixed reality media outlet VRFocus snapped up by Admix
Nov 14th, 2018 acquisition Bugbear Entertainment
THQ Nordic
Coffee Stain Studios
Not disclosed
THQ Nordic snaps up Goat Simulator dev Coffee Stain and Wreckfest maker Bugbear
Nov 11th, 2018 acquisition inXile Entertainment
Microsoft Studios
Obsidian Entertainment
Not disclosed
Microsoft's studio spending spree continues: Big M to acquire RPG specialists Obsidian and inXile
Nov 7th, 2018 investment Intel Capital
Overwolf
$16m
Overlay platform Overwolf raises $16 million in Intel Capital-led funding round
Nov 6th, 2018 investment Square Enix Not disclosed
Square Enix snaps up 20 per cent stake in Batallion 1944 dev Bulkhead Interactive
Oct 26th, 2018 investment Epic Games $1,250m
Epic Games raises $1.25 billion in funding from seven new investors
Oct 22nd, 2018 acquisition Fatshark Not disclosed
Vermintide developer Fatshark acquires Stockholm's A Sweet Studio
Oct 18th, 2018 investment Behaviour Interactive
GAEA Mobile
Not disclosed
China's GAEA snaps up 20 per cent stake in Fallout Shelter dev Behaviour Interactive
Oct 12th, 2018 investment Newzoo Not disclosed
Reddit and Conde Nast owner Advance snaps up majority stake in research firm Newzoo
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
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