Tencent acquires minority stake in Playtonic Games

Originally published on Famitsu - Gematsu by Sal Romano

Tencent [114 articles]” href=”https://www.gematsu.com/companies/tencent”>Tencent has acquired a minority stake in Playtonic Games [33 articles]” href=”https://www.gematsu.com/companies/playtonic-games”>Playtonic Games, the companies announced.

Playtonic will retain full creative control over its intellectual property, and use the investment to scale from their current single-team structure to multiple teams, with an emphasis on hiring diverse talent from near and afar, improving their headquarters, and expanding in new locations.

The studio has also hired Danny Spiteri, formerly of Raw Fury [46 articles]” href=”https://www.gematsu.com/companies/raw-fury”>Raw Fury and Team17, as its head of publishing, allowing studio head Gavin Price and executive producer Andy Wilson to spend more time

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