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Azerion Holding has reached an agreement with fellow Sulake shareholder Elisa Oyj to acquire the company fully.
Until now, Azerion had a majority stake in the Habbo Hotel creator, though it has now secured a deal with Oyj for the remaining 49 per cent of shares.
As part of our regular Jobs in Games series, we spoke to Modern Times Group EVP of esports and gaming Arnd Benninghoff about his career and how the company purchased Hutch in the middle of a global pandemic.
Hatch Premium, the educational streaming service owned by Rovio, has ceased operations.
An announcement via the Hatch website noted the service's closure on December 31st, however, Rovio later confirmed that Hatch Kids will remain open for the time being.
Xsolla has launched its new mobile game commerce solution to aid mobile developers and publishers.
Through the use of the new tech, developers will be able to streamline user acquisition and create new ways for players to discover their games.
Apple will roll out its new privacy changes regarding app tracking in "early spring."
The tech giant will force apps to acquire user permission before tracking on iOS 14, iPadOS 14 and tvOS 14 in the company's next beta update.