XR Games raises £1.5 million

Originally published on GamesIndustry.biz by Marie Dealessandri

Leeds-based developer is to grow its team with 20 new hires, and develop its own IP

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Zombieland VR developer XR Games has raised £1.5 million.

The funding round was led by Maven Equity Finance, as well as existing investors ACT Capital Partners and Praetura Ventures, Gamasutra reported.

The funds will go towards the development of the studio’s own IP, as well as recruitment, with 20 new roles to be created at the Leeds-based company.

The developer will also expand its work-for-hire division, having worked with the likes of Sony Picture Virtual Reality and Rovio, for Angry Birds Movie 2 VR:

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