Team17 has introduced that it is buying online game writer and developer Astragon Leisure for the worth of €100 million (about $114.6 million).
Whereas Team17 has turn into well-known for growing and publishing video games like Overcooked 2 and Hell Let Unfastened, Astragon’s saved a decrease profile pumping out “subtle simulation software program” like Bus Simulator, Police Simulator, Building Simulator, and extra. This buy might be executed with a money cost of €75 million, with an extra consideration of €25 million to observe.
The acquisition appears aimed toward getting Team17 and its companions into the simulation software program enterprise. It is a in style market on PC, with video games like Farming Simulator and Euro Truck Simulator additionally raking in money.
Team17 CEO Debbie Bestwick defined how the acquisition can moreover increase Team17’s enterprise. “With the addition of StoryToys and the growth of our Video games Label, which incorporates the not too long ago acquired USA based mostly ‘The Label’ and now Astragon, we have now considerably expanded Team17’s attraction to the widest ever cross part of avid gamers, spanning a number of genres and age teams,” she wrote in an announcement.