Latest Deals

Date Type Companies involved Size
Jan 31st, 2018 license as Com2uS
Funko
Not disclosed
Com2us partners with Funko for Summoners War figurines and more
Jan 30th, 2018 partnership as NetEase
Mattel
Not disclosed
NetEase and Mattel team up to launch game development studio Mattel163
Jan 30th, 2018 partnership Scopely
NFL
Not disclosed
Scopely partners with the NFL for timed events and branded items in New Yahtzee With Buddies
Jan 29th, 2018 acquisition Microsoft
PlayFab
Not disclosed
Microsoft acquires backend services provider PlayFab
Jan 29th, 2018 merger Game – the German Games Industry Association Not disclosed
German games industry trade bodies BIU and GAME merge
Jan 26th, 2018 partnership as Fireproof Games
NetEase
Not disclosed
Fireproof Games partners with NetEase to bring The Room Three and Old Sins to Asia
Jan 26th, 2018 acquisition as Fuel
Animoca Brands
$0.8m
Animoca buys Fuel Powered and reveals Chinese CryptoKitties deal
Jan 23rd, 2018 partnership Flare Games
Sweet Nitro
Not disclosed
Flaregames unveils Sweet Nitro as first partner from $21 million accelerator program
Jan 24th, 2018 acquisition as Big Fish Games $990m
Aristocrat closes $990 million Big Fish acquisition
Jan 24th, 2018 acquisition Epic Games
Cloudgine
Not disclosed
Epic Games acquires cloud computing firm Cloudgine
Jan 24th, 2018 investment as Nazara Games Not disclosed
Indian games publisher Nazara acquires majority stake in esports outfit Nodwin Gaming
Jan 19th, 2018 investment Polka Dot Studio $0.7m
Peter Vesterbacka leads $650,000 funding round in Finnish lifestyle games studio Polka Dot
Jan 16th, 2018 partnership as Nazara Games
Xilam
Not disclosed
Indian publisher Nazara partners with Xilam Animation on Oggy & the Cockroaches mobile games
Jan 15th, 2018 partnership as Tencent
Lego
Not disclosed
Lego partners with Tencent on games and potential social network for kids in China
Jan 15th, 2018 partnership as Ubisoft
Tencent
KetchApp
Not disclosed
Ubisoft and Ketchapp eye China mobile market with Tencent deal
Jan 12th, 2018 acquisition Google Not disclosed
Google quietly acquires Cambridge-based mobile audio tech firm Redux
Jan 12th, 2018 investment G:loot $12m
Swedish esports company G:loot picks up $12 million investment
Jan 9th, 2018 partnership as Xiaomi
Oculus
Not disclosed
Oculus partners with Xiaomi to manufacture upcoming standalone VR headset Oculus Go
Jan 8th, 2018 acquisition as Nazara Games
Nextwave Multimedia
Not disclosed
Indian publisher Nazara acquires majority stake in sports games developer Nextwave Multimedia
Jan 8th, 2018 acquisition Glu Mobile $2.8m
Glu Mobile sells Moscow studio for $2.8 million
Jan 5th, 2018 investment as Google
Chushou
Not disclosed
Google invests in Chinese mobile game live streaming platform Chushou
Jan 5th, 2018 investment Cortopia $2.5m
Mobile VR developer Cortopia raises $2.48 million to expand magic dueling game Wands
Jan 3rd, 2018 merger as Nexon Not disclosed
Nexon merges development studios Ndoors and Nexon Red
Jan 3rd, 2018 acquisition Apple
Buddybuild
Not disclosed
Apple acquires app development platform Buddybuild
Jan 2nd, 2018 partnership as Niantic
NetEase
Not disclosed
Niantic readies Pokemon Go for China launch
Jan 2nd, 2018 acquisition Sumo Digital
CCP
Not disclosed
CCP sells Newcastle studio to Sumo as it pivots away from VR
Dec 20th, 2017 partnership Disruptor Beam
Tilting Point
Not disclosed
Disruptor Beam and Tilting Point form strategic partnership on UA campaign for Star Trek Timelines
Dec 20th, 2017 partnership Reality Gaming Ltd
Gizer
Not disclosed
AR developer Reality Gaming Group partners with eSports app Gizer to bring tournaments to Reality Clash
Dec 19th, 2017 partnership Wargaming
Gunslinger Studios
Not disclosed
Industrial Toys spin-off Gunslinger Studios partners with Wargaming Mobile to publish upcoming mobile RPGs
Dec 18th, 2017 investment Like a Boss Games $1.6m
Mobile start-up Like a Boss Games secures $1.6 million funding for multiplayer sports title
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