Holding company continues an investing spree
Holding business Embracer Group has established a few mergers and purchases, which views the Swedish conglomerate start its doors for Borderlands designer Gearbox Entertainment, Mac developer/publisher Aspyr Media, and mobile game designer Easybrain.
Of these acquisitions the limelight has mostly dropped regarding the purchase of long-time separate Gearbox Entertainment, that has been bought for $363 million USD, with a performance that is six-year of $1.3 billion. Naturally, questions have been asked regarding the developer’s team of personnel and releases that are future with Borderlands publisher 2K Games being quick to notice that the Embracer merger does not affect the relationship between 2K and Gearbox. The previous will stay to* that are publish( Borderlands sequels going forward. (And given that six performance plan, we’ll definitely be seeing them).
As year for Gearbox as a studio, creator and magician Randy Pitchford continues to lead a group of 550 workers on all projects that are future. Speaking in a interview that is new GamesIndustry.biz, Pitchford called the merger “a rocket booster for the aspirations and our objective to amuse the world”, while noting that “Embracer’s strategy additionally provides usage of money, and usage of money had been a factor that is limiting Gearbox’s ambitions”.
Gearbox Entertainment, Aspyr Media, and EasyBrain join Embracer’s already family that is expansive of and writers, that also includes DECA Games, Coffee Stain Holding, and AAA publisher THQ Nordic, along side its subsidiaries Saber Interactive and Koch Media… Yikes. Provide us a tenner.