Until Dawn and The Dark Pictures Developer Has Been Acquired by Nordisk Games
The developer of Until Dawn, The Dark Pictures Anthology, and The Quarry has a brand new guardian firm. Announced by Supermassive Games, the studio has officially announced that they’ve been acquired by Nordisk Games, which itself is a subsidiary of Nordisk Film. The Copenhagen based mostly firm initially acquired a minority stake in the studio back in November 2021, opting to go all the way in which and utterly purchase out the entire shares within the studio, giving them full possession. The phrases of the acquisition weren’t disclosed, however Nordisk has now gained some cinematic-type titles underneath their umbrella.
ICYMI: Supermassive Games (Until Dawn, The Quarry) has now been absolutely acquired by Nordisk Games
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Supermassive Games CEO and Founder Pete Samuels expressed that Supermassive and Nordisk share the identical sentiment on rising new IP’s in addition to increasing the product. “We have found that we share a lot of important values with Mikkel [Nordisk CEO] and his team, and we believe these values to be equally important to our existing commercial partners who we will continue to support.” This latest of many studios that Nordisk has bought a stake in, which incorporates Just Cause and Mad Max developer Avalanche Studios and Metroid: Samus Returns developer MercurySteam, with a full possession and half possession respectively.
Supermassive Games themselves have been on fairly the journey to get so far. After beginning out as Sony’s go-to for handheld and household oriented titles on the PlayStation model, the studio broke by the mainstream with their critically acclaimed horror/supernatural thriller Until Dawn in 2015. The sport had an indelible affect as Supermassive modified course and went all in on the style, creating and releasing The Dark Pictures Anthology, which is a set of dramatic horror survival titles which are nonetheless being launched as we converse. They additionally simply launched The Quarry, a religious successor to Until Dawn, and principally impressed by the slasher movies of the 1980’s.