Embracer Group is bigger for four new studios including Spotfilm Network, Digic Pictures, Perfect World and Shiver Entertainment.
Embracer Group is getting bigger and bigger. Today, the company announced not one but four new acquisitions including both video game developers and studios focused on video and cinematics.
Perfect World studio has been acquired 100 per cent and will be part of the Gearbox Entertainment operative group. The price of this acquisition is 125 million USD. Perfect World currently have a total of 237 employees and focus on developing games for PC and Consoles. They are known for 2013's Neverwinter and 2017's Final Fantasy Type-0 Online.
Shiver Entertainment has been fully acquired through Saber Interactive for an undisclosed fee. Shiver will bring around 20 people to Embracer and will focus on game development, co-development, and porting projects across platforms and genres.
Hungary based DIGIC Holdings have also joined Embracer through Saber Interactive. It's another full acquisition that will add a team of close to 400 people. DIGIC are an animation studio with a strong track record within commercial trailers and cinematics and have worked with Embracer studios before.
Last but not least, Embracer now also own Spotfilm Network, which are the leading Advertising-based Video on Demand (AVOD) channel network in Germany, located in Berlin.
Embracer Group has a total of nine operative groups as its direct subsidiaries - Amplifier Game Invest, Asmodee, Coffee Stain Holding, DECA Games, Easybrain, Gearbox Entertainment, Koch Media, Saber Interactive and THQ Nordic. Each of these also have their own subsidiaries. Embracer own around 80 internal studios at this moment in over 45 countries.