Mods specialist Overwolf acquires server monetisation firm Tebex for $29m

Originally published on GamesIndustry.biz by Marie Dealessandri

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In-game content creation platform Overwolf has announced the acquisition of Tebex for $29 million.

Tebex was originally launched under the name Buycraft in 2011 as a plugin for users to monetise their Minecraft servers. It has since expanded to other titles, including Counter-Strike: Global Offensive, Ark: Survival Evolved, Garry’s Mod, Rust, Team Fortress 2, and more.

Overwolf was founded in 2010 and provides a software development kit for developers to create and publish mods, among others.

“[Tebex’s] acquisition supports Overwolf’s overall mission to unite the

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