ALL THE LATEST NEWS ABOUT THE BUSINESS OF PC GAMES

Latest Deals

Date Type Companies involved Size
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
May 9th, 2018 investment Action Squad Studios $2m
Ex-Rovio and Supercell devs raise $2m for new studio Action Squad
Apr 24th, 2018 investment Epic Games
Tencent Games
$0m
15m
Tencent puts $15m behind Fortnite China release
Apr 23rd, 2018 Valve
Campo Santo
Not disclosed
Valve has bought Firewatch maker Campo Santo
Apr 10th, 2018 Keywords Studios Not disclosed
Keywords adds music services to its offering with Cord and Laced acquisitions
Mar 29th, 2018 Raw Fury Games $0.1m
Multiplay founder Craig Fletcher has invested $125,000 into indie publisher Raw Fury
Mar 27th, 2018 $1.7m
Games London secures $1.7m from Mayor of London to run LGF until 2021
Mar 15th, 2018 Curve Digital Not disclosed
Indie publisher Curve Digital is working on a Narcos video game
Mar 12th, 2018 PUBG Corp Not disclosed
PUBG Corp buys New York's MadGlory to work on community development tools
Mar 2nd, 2018 Ubisoft
Blue Mammoth Games
Not disclosed
Ubisoft snaps up Brawlhalla maker Blue Mammoth
Feb 23rd, 2018 investment Vision Esports $38m
Vision Esports scores $38 million to invest in pro-gaming business
Feb 19th, 2018 Epic Games
Mail.Ru
Not disclosed
Unreal developers can get funding, development and marketing support via Epic Games and Mail.ru deal
Feb 14th, 2018 acquisition Koch Media
THQ Nordic
$195.7m
€121m
THQ Nordic snaps up Deep Silver owner Koch Media in deal worth $196 million
Jan 31st, 2018 acquisition Coffee Stain Studios Not disclosed
Coffee Stain takes majority stake in Goat Z maker Gone North Games
Jan 30th, 2018 acquisition PlayFab Not disclosed
Backend provider Playfab purchased by Microsoft
Jan 29th, 2018 merger Game – the German Games Industry Association Not disclosed
There's a new German games trade body after BIU and GAME merger
Jan 25th, 2018 Epic Games
Cloudgine
Not disclosed
Cloud computing firm Cloudgine snapped up by Epic Games
Jan 24th, 2018 Denuvo Not disclosed
Digital security specialist Irdeto snaps up anti-tamper firm Denuvo
Jan 12th, 2018 G:loot $0m
12.1m
Swedish esports firm G:loot brings in $12.1m in investment
Dec 18th, 2017 The Walt Disney Company
21st Century Fox
$52,000m
Disney splashes out $52bn for 21st Century Fox
Dec 14th, 2017 investment Raw Fury Games $0m
0.6m
Indie publisher Raw Fury secures $600k investment
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