ReKT has been making power moves in the esports industry lately.
Bigmoon Interactive, now rebranded as Saber Porto, brings its experience in racing, RPG, and simulation games to Saber's diverse roster. The acquisition comes six months after the financially successful launch of zombie shooter World War Z.
Lifetime value is the most important metric of a free-to-play mobile game's long-term success, according to Tilting Point's CEO, Kevin Segalla. Integrating both the technology and Gondola's key staff will help build out LTV success for the publisher's diverse partnerships with developers.
Live ops is an essential piece of game management these days, especially with live service and mobile games. Unity's acquisitions (including deltaDNA) will bring a much needed piece of the development puzzle to Unity devs everywhere.
Logitech, best known for its high-end gaming peripherals, is moving deeper into the lucrative game-streaming market with its purchase of popular toolkit Streamlabs. The acquisition was the result of an $89 million cash deal, with further stock incentives if Streamlabs meets growth goals.
Midwinter's first game, Scavengers, heavily utilizes Improbable's tool, SpatialOS, for its multiplayer mechanics. Improbable originally invested in Midwinter in 2018.
This acquisition will also see Override hit Nintendo Switch later this year.
Seriously will continue to run offices in Helsinki and Los Angeles.
The deal will close in the next 30 days and will see Activate become part of UMG. Activate's president, Chris Iaquinta, talks with GameDaily about Activate's growth and what this acquisition means for the future.
Simplicity Esports and Gaming Center announced its acquisition of PLAYlive Nation Inc., a gaming lounge franchise with nearly four dozen locations across the U.S. The move bridges esports closer with offline play between friends.