Supermassive Video games, developer of the critically acclaimed Till Daybreak have had a minor stake acquired in them by Nordisk Video games.
Nordisk Video games already owns Avalanche Studios on high of getting a 40 % stake in MercurySteam, in addition to a catalog of different sport builders. This new deal will see the corporate maintain a 30.7 % stake in Supermassive Video games. The quantity exchanged for this stake hasn’t been disclosed.
Supermassive Video games is greatest recognized for its most up-to-date launch, Hades, which received essentially the most awards on the Video Sport BAFTA Awards 2021. The developer relies in Guildford, UK, and employs 200 workers on the time of this acquisition.
The subsequent challenge that the developer is engaged on is its subsequent entry to The Darkish Photos Anthology. The final one was Little Hope, which was additionally very effectively acquired by customers worldwide. Home of Ashes is because of launch this yr and would be the third major entry in The Darkish Photos Anthology following Man of Medan and Little Hope.
With Supermassive Video games beneath its belt, Nordisk Video games now has a stake in 9 sport builders. Nevertheless, that is the primary one to be based mostly within the UK.
Pete Samuels, CEO of Supermassive Video games defined that the corporate is delighted to hitch the Nordisk Video games household and might’t wait to see what the longer term holds. He added that each firms have a ardour for sharing stunning video games with partaking tales. Everybody at Supermassive Video games may be very excited to begin working with Nordisk Video games.
Managing Director for Nordisk Video games Mikkel Weider issued an announcement saying that the one factor that impressed the corporate about Supermassive Video games, apart from their narrative and artistic course of, was their willingness to collaborate. He believes that there are few studios on the market producing higher IPs that hit house with so many customers.
Previous to Hades, Supermassive Video games made their mark with related stylistic titles reminiscent of LittleBigPlanet. The corporate has even labored on triple-A franchises, together with the Killzone HD trilogy for PS3. With the backing of Nordisk Video games, the developer’s future initiatives can solely get greater and higher.