In a press launch, Tencent says that Turtle Rock Studios was acquired alongside the developer’s mother or father firm Slamfire Inc, and that Turtle Rock will “retain its unbiased operations” and its present staff “will proceed to run all studio operations.” Tencent additionally stresses that the acquisition will not have an effect on Again 4 Blood.
“We’re all wanting ahead to becoming a member of the Tencent household of studios,” mentioned president and normal supervisor of Turtle Rock Studios, Steve Goldstein. “Tencent’s excellent companions, international attain, deep data of gaming and unprecedented assist will assist us create the sorts of formidable video games we dream of whereas permitting us to retain our autonomy and unbiased spirit.”
Eddie Chan, chief technique officer of Tencent Video games International, mentioned, “We’re big followers of Turtle Rock’s video games, particularly their wonderful method to creating co-operative on-line video games. We will’t wait to see what comes subsequent, and we’re excited to be a part of their future.”
Tencent has been busy on the acquisition entrance as of late. Again in July, Tencent acquired Crackdown 3 dev Sumo Digital in a deal price $1.3 billion. Tencent additionally owns stakes in different large video games corporations, resembling Epic Video games, Dontnod, Bloober Workforce, Ubisoft, Activision Blizzard, Treatment, and Frontier Developments.