Until Dawn and The Quarry developer acquired by the identical firm that owns Just Cause studio
Supermassive Games, developer of iconic horror titles similar to Until Dawn and The Dark Pictures Anthology, has been acquired by Nordisk Games.
In an announcement directly from Supermassive, it has been revealed that Nordisk took a 30.7% stake within the UK studio throughout 2021. Now, in 2022, Nordisk has acquired 100% possession of the studio. This makes Supermassive the third wholly owned studio in Nordisk’s portfolio.
Pete Samuels, CEO of Supermassive Games’, speaks on the acquisition, “It’s been a little over a year since Nordisk Games made an initial investment in Supermassive Games and our vision for the future. During that time, we have found that we share a lot of important values with Mikkel and his team, and we believe these values to be equally important to our existing commercial partners who we will continue to support.”
Samuels continues, “Having had such a positive experience over the past year it wasn’t a difficult decision when Nordisk Games wanted to explore increasing their investment. We have an exciting and ambitious growth strategy for Supermassive Games and Nordisk Games ownership only enhances that. I’m hugely excited about where the security offered by this partnership, and continued access to the expertise within Nordisk Games, will take us next.”
Last 12 months we introduced our partnership with Nordisk Games.
Today we’re delighted to share Nordisk Games’ full acquisition of Supermassive Games. Exciting instances forward!
— Supermassive Games (@SuperMGames) July 12, 2022
Supermassive Games was first based in 2008, and has gone on to win a BAFTA award for the PS4 title, Until Dawn – notably among the best horror video games up to now. The developer has since labored on their very own authentic IP, The Dark Pictures Anthology, which consists of Little Hope, Man of Medan, House of Ashes, and shortly, The Devil In Me. It additionally very just lately launched teen-slasher recreation, The Quarry, which went down an absolute deal with in our evaluation.
As for Nordisk Games, the corporate focuses on making fairness investments in numerous European recreation studios. So far, Nordisk has constructed up a powerful portfolio of builders. This contains the likes of Star Stable Entertainment, MercurySteam, Flashbulb Games, Nitro Games, Avalanche Studios Group, Kogama.com, and now, Supermassive Games.
The precise phrases of Nordisk’s acquisition of Supermassive haven’t but been shared. What do you reckon to this acquisition?