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THQ Nordic acquires Metricminds

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February 24th, 2022 acquisition THQ Nordic Not disclosed
THQ Nordic acquires Metricminds

European publishing giant THQ Nordic has made yet another acquisition, this time buying Frankfurst-based animation studio Metricminds.

No figure has been placed on the deal, which sees the company behind an entirely-owned subsidiary of THQ Nordic.

Metricminds was founded back in 2001 and has worked on a huge number of triple-A titles, including Horizon Zero Dawn, the recently-released Horizon Forbidden West, Dying Light and Barman Arkham Origins.

The core team of 40 members of staff have been keep on following the deal.

"We are happy to share more great news as more talents join the family," THQ Nordic wrote on Twitter.

"THQ Nordic acquires Frankfurt-based Metricminds a renowned service provider for animated content, delivered in-engine with a team of 40+. A warm welcome to the group Metricminds!"


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