Denmark-based firm Nordisk Video games has introduced it has acquired 40% of the Spanish-based developer MercurySteam.
MercurySteam is best-known lately for its excellent 2017 3DS launch, Metroid: Samus Returns. It is also beforehand labored on sequence like Castlevania, together with the 2013 launch Castlevania: Lords of Shadow – Mirror of Destiny.
As highlighted by VGC, Nordisk Video games now has a portfolio of eight European recreation studios. These firms embrace the likes of Avalanche Studios Group (Simply Trigger), Uncooked Fury (Name of the Sea), and a handful of others.
Nordisk Video games senior associate Martin Walfisz supplied the next assertion about MercurySteam:
“MercurySteam’s observe file speaks for itself, and the video games they now have in improvement are extraordinarily promising and thrilling.”
MercurySteam’s CEO and co-founder Enric Alvarez can be excited for the studio to enter a “new period of consolidation and progress”.
“For the reason that first time we met with them [Nordisk], we had been very clear that each events shared the identical DNA, ambition and aims… The saying ‘The very best is but to return’ takes on all its that means now.”
By having lower than 50 p.c possession of the businesses it acquires, Nordisk is ready to make sure the founders of studios have management over their very own future.
MercurySteam’s most up-to-date launch was the 2017 free-to-play action-adventure recreation Spacelords.