In yet another acquisition within the gaming industry, Tencent has acquired Back 4 Blood developer Turtle Rock.
Via an article from Business Wire, Tencent has acquired Turtle Rock Studios’ parent company, Slamfire, Inc., the companies announced today. Turtle Rock will become part of Tencent, while retaining its independent operations out of Lake Forest, CA. The acquisition will have no effect on Back 4 Blood, Turtle Rock’s hit multiplayer action game, which is published by Warner Bros. Games.
Eddie Chan, CSO of Tencent Games Global, offered the following statement:
“We are huge fans of Turtle Rock’s games, especially their amazing approach to creating co-operative online games,” said Eddie Chan, chief strategy officer of Tencent Games Global. “We can’t wait to see what comes next, and we’re excited to be part of their future.”