ALL THE LATEST NEWS ABOUT THE BUSINESS OF PC GAMES

Latest Deals

Date Type Companies involved Size
Feb 12th, 2019 other OtherSide Entertainment
Starbreeze Studios
$12m
Troubled Starbreeze sells System Shock 3 publishing rights back to developer Otherside
Feb 4th, 2019 investment Auroch Digital $0.2m
Miniclip among the investors pushing Auroch Digital’s move into original IP
Feb 1st, 2019 acquisition Sumo Digital
Red Kite Games
Not disclosed
Sumo snaps up Red Kite Games
Jan 30th, 2019 acquisition Not disclosed
Player analytics firm FanAI acquires esports data experts Waypoint Media
Jan 29th, 2019 Quantic Dream
NetEase
Not disclosed
NetEase has invested in Dave Cage's Quantic Dream
Jan 24th, 2019 Epic Games Not disclosed
Fortnite firm Epic acquires Agog Labs and 3Lateral, partners with Appodeal
Jan 10th, 2019 investment Tencent
Fatshark
$0m
36m
Report: Tencent takes 36 per cent bite out of Warhammer Vermintide studio Fatshark
Jan 8th, 2019 acquisition Audiokinetic
Sony Interactive Entertainment
Not disclosed
PlayStation has bought Wwise firm Audiokinetic but tech will still be available for all platforms
Jan 9th, 2019 acquisition Introversion Software
Paradox Interactive
Not disclosed
Paradox Interactive acquires Prison Architect IP
Jan 3rd, 2019 acquisition Rebellion Not disclosed
Rebellion snaps up Yorkshire studio TickTock Games
Dec 24th, 2018 investment Discord $150m
Games chat platform Discord pulls in $150m investment
Dec 21st, 2018 acquisition Keywords Studios $4.3m
Marketing firm Sunny Side Up acquired by Keywords Studios
Dec 19th, 2018 partnership Rovio Not disclosed
Rovio partners with Resolution Games to bring Angry Birds to virtual reality
Dec 4th, 2018 acquisition Ubisoft Not disclosed
Ubisoft announces plans to acquire server firm i3D.net
Dec 4th, 2018 acquisition Stainless Games
THQ Nordic
Not disclosed
THQ Nordic snaps up Carmageddon IP
Nov 27th, 2018 acquisition Wargaming
Edge Case Games
Not disclosed
World of Tanks firm Wargaming snaps up Fractured Space firm Edge Case Games
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
Xbox Game 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
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