Daybreak acquires Palia maker Singularity 6

Date Type Companies involved Size
July 2nd, 2024 acquisition Daybreak Game Company Not disclosed
Daybreak acquires Palia maker Singularity 6

MMO specialist Daybreak Game Company has acquired the developer of Palia, Singularity 6. 

In a post on the former's website, it announced that it was buying the firm but did not put a figure on the deal. 

Singularity 6 was founded in 2018 by veterans of Riot Games. The venture landed $16.5 million in funding from Andreessen Horowitz in 2019 before launching Palia in 2023. 

In April of this year, Singularity 6 laid off "under 50" staff. 

“We are thrilled to welcome Singularity 6 to Daybreak Games,” Daybreak CEO Ji Ham said. 

“S6 is an excellent addition to our development studios, renowned for their success in creating large-scale online games and content. Their debut title, Palia, is a fantastic addition to our online portfolio. We eagerly anticipate collaborating with the S6 team to make Palia the best online experience possible across all major gaming platforms and to help continue expand their community of players for years to come.” 

Singularity 6 co-founder and CEO Anthony Leung addeD: “Our team is ecstatic to join the Daybreak Games family. From Day 1, we have always wanted to forge alternate worlds that help deepen players’ lives – we believe we are on the path to that with Palia and are ever grateful for the initial player reception and support. But we ultimately want to get Palia into the hands of every gamer that wants to play it and we believe that we can best do so by partnering up with Daybreak, who have a proven track record of building gaming communities that last for decades. We look forward to benefiting from their experience, expertise, and investment into Singularity 6 and Palia.” 

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