Latest Deals

Date Type Companies involved Size
Jun 7th, 2018 partnership Mail.Ru
Unity
Not disclosed
Mail.Ru teams up with Unity to invest in games developers
Jun 6th, 2018 partnership as Tencent
Razer
ESL
Not disclosed
Tencent makes E3 debut, partners with ESL and Razer to host Arena of Valor tournament
Jun 5th, 2018 partnership as Taptica
Seasun Entertainment
Not disclosed
Chinese dev Seasun cracks South Korean market with Clans: Shadow of the Moon
Jun 5th, 2018 partnership Compton Technology Not disclosed
90s fad POGs set for comeback with new AR Mobile game in the works
Jun 5th, 2018 other Keywords Studios $123m
Keywords gets access to more than $120 million to fund further acquisitions
Jun 4th, 2018 investment as Tencent
Hero Entertainment
Not disclosed
Tencent invests in Chinese esports tournament operator VSPN
Jun 4th, 2018 acquisition Microsoft
GitHub
$7.5m
Microsoft acquires GitHub for $7.5 billion
Jun 4th, 2018 investment as Bungie
NetEase
$100m
Destiny developer Bungie could be set for mobile push following $100m investment from NetEase
Jun 1st, 2018 partnership Codemasters
Eden Games
Not disclosed
Codemasters teams up with Eden Games to develop F1 Mobile Racing
May 31st, 2018 partnership Bethesda Game Studios Not disclosed
Bethesda swaps The Elder Scrolls: Legends developer Dire Wolf with Sparkypants
May 31st, 2018 partnership Noodlecake Studios
Hatch
Not disclosed
Hatch expands games catalogue with Noodlecake Studios partnership
May 30th, 2018 acquisition Keywords Studios $6.9m
£5.2m
Keywords Studios purchases Fire Without Smoke for $6.9 million
May 30th, 2018 partnership Epic Games
Interactive Gaming Ventures
Not disclosed
Interactive Gaming Ventures and Epic Games out to invest in indies using Unreal Engine 4
May 30th, 2018 acquisition Zynga
Gram Games
$250m
Frank Gibeau on why Zynga’s $250 million acquisition of Gram Games adds up
May 29th, 2018 partnership as Google
Xiaomi
Not disclosed
Google’s ARCore heads to China
May 29th, 2018 investment Voodoo $200m
Casual mobile games publisher Voodoo raises $200 million
May 25th, 2018 partnership as Not disclosed
Canada’s Throwback Entertainment inks co-development deal with South Korea’s Leanup
May 24th, 2018 license Rovio Not disclosed
Rovio reveals slew of licensing partnerships in US for Angry Birds
May 24th, 2018 partnership Lionsgate
Apps Ministry
Not disclosed
Ash vs Evil and the Divergent series collide in Lionsgate's Deploy and Destroy
May 23rd, 2018 partnership Double Fine Not disclosed
Double Fine Presents taps up Playables for interactive animation title KIDS
May 22nd, 2018 investment HMD Global $100m
Nokia phone manufacturer to “aggressively expand” in 2018 after raising $100 million
May 22nd, 2018 partnership Rovio Not disclosed
Long-form Angry Birds animated series set for 2020
May 21st, 2018 investment Epic Games $100m
Epic puts up $100 million for Fortnite esports tournament prize pools
May 21st, 2018 acquisition Adult Swim
Big Pixel Studios
Not disclosed
Adult Swim buys London-based Pocket Mortys developer Big Pixel Studios
May 21st, 2018 acquisition as iCandy Interactive $0.2m
Alien Path publisher iCandy buys Indonesian Hollywhoot developer Joyseed
May 18th, 2018 investment Gamelynx $1.2m
Riot Games amongst investors in new mobile esports-focused studio Gamelynx
May 18th, 2018 partnership Game Insight
ESL
Not disclosed
Game Insight and ESL put up $200,000 for Guns of Boom’s inaugural esports season
May 18th, 2018 acquisition Sulake Not disclosed
Dutch firm OrgangeGames acquires majority stake in Habbo Hotel dev Sulake
May 17th, 2018 partnership as Capcom
nWay
Not disclosed
Street Fighter characters touch down in Power Rangers: Legacy Wars
May 16th, 2018 partnership as Gamevil
Slightly Mad Studios
Not disclosed
Slightly Mad partners with Gamevil for new Project Cars mobile game
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