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Rovio has signed a six-year exclusive deal to make mobile games using the Moomin characters.
It also has the rights to make games using Moomins on any gaming platform.
To celebrate the launch and to help find new and innovative ideas in the hypercasual market, BoomHits has launched a game development competition with what it claims is the biggest prize fund in hypercasual history, with a total of $2 million up for grabs.
EA has purchased UK mobile games developer Playdemic from Warner Bros. for $1.4 billion.
The deal will add to EA’s mobile portfolio of more than 15 live services across different genres, including lifestyle, casual, sports and mid-core games.
Rovio has announced that it is looking to bring back a number of classic Angry Birds games, including the original release.
Golf Clash from Playdemic has earned over $780 million in revenue from across the App Store and Google Play, according to Sensor Tower.
In 2020 alone, Golf Clash picked up $185 million in gross revenue and 5.3 million first-time downloads, showing its continued growth.