Bohemia Interactive has not been sold to BAE Systems

Bohemia Interactive has not been sold to BAE Systems

Arma and DayZ maker Bohemia Interactive has not been affected by Bohemia Interactive Simulations' (BISim) sale to UK arms and aerospace firm BAE Systems.

As reported by, the deal will not have an impact on the game developer, which has not been attached to BISim since 2013. This division focuses on game software designed for military training, but was later spun out into its own company before being bought by Riverside Company. Earlier this week it was revealed that it would be bought by BAE Systems for a massive $200 million, according to Defense News.

"Bohemia Interactive has had not ties to Bohemia Interactive Simulations since 2013," a spokesperson for the Arma studio said.

"The recent deal did not affect us in any way, nor have we participated in it."

Bohemia Interactive recently attracted investment from Chinese tech and entertainment giant Tencent.

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