Tencent acquires majority stake in Yager

Originally published on GamesIndustry.biz by Danielle Partis

New deal gives Berlin-based firm additional access to “development resources”

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Games monolith Tencent has taken a majority stake in German developer Yager.

The Berlin-based studio will continue to operate as an independent entity under the new deal, but will gain access to additional development resources.

Yager is best known as the developer of third-person shooter Spec Ops: The Line, published by 2K in 2012.

The studio is currently working on The Cycle, a free-to-play sci-fi shooter currently in early access. The title is slated to release in Q3, 2021.

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