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  • Sony Launches Immersive Music Division; Ubisoft Partners with Lucasfilm on Star Wars Title

    TheGamingEconomy’s Daily Digest brings you the prevalent business stories in gaming. In today’s news: Sony launches immersive music division; Ubisoft partners with Lucasfilm on Star Wars title; and Tilting Point to invest USD$10m (£7.3m) in Storytaco's Dangerous Fellows. Sony launches immersive [...]

  • EA Usurps Take-Two in Codemasters Takeover; Roblox to Delay IPO

    TheGamingEconomy’s Daily Digest brings you the prevalent business stories in gaming. In today’s news: EA usurps Take-Two in Codemasters takeover; Roblox to delay IPO; and ForeVR launches with USD$1.5m (£1.1m) in funding. EA usurps Take-Two in Codemasters takeover Electronic Arts (EA) has [...]

  • Microsoft Acquires Smash.gg; GreenPark Sports Secures USD$14m

    TheGamingEconomy’s Daily Digest brings you the prevalent business stories in gaming. In today’s news: Microsoft acquires Smash.gg; GreenPark Sports secures USD$14m (£10m); and VisiSonics raises USD$3.5m (£2.6m) for 3D sound technology. Microsoft acquires Smash.gg Microsoft has acquired esports tournament organisation platform Smash.gg [...]

  • Leaf Mobile in Company-Record Quarter; VR Headset Sales to Reach 6.4 Million in 2020

    TheGamingEconomy’s Daily Digest brings you the prevalent business stories in gaming. In today’s news: Leaf Mobile in company-record quarter; VR headset sales to reach 6.4 million in 2020; and Yoplait to sponsor LDN UTD. Leaf Mobile in company-record quarter Vancouver-based Leaf Mobile, [...]

  • Survios Raises USD$16.7m; Quarter of Ubisoft Employees Experienced Misconduct

    TheGamingEconomy’s Daily Digest brings you the prevalent business stories in gaming. In today’s news: Survios raises USD$16.7m (£12.9m); quarter of Ubisoft employees experienced misconduct; game streaming retains momentum. Survios raises USD$16.7m (£12.9m) Los Angeles-based VR developer Survios has raised USD$16.7m (£12.9m) in [...]

  • Embracer Group Acquires Vertigo Games; Zwift Raises USD$450m

    TheGamingEconomy’s Daily Digest brings you the prevalent business stories in gaming. In today’s news: Embracer Group acquires Vertigo Games; Zwift raises USD$450m (£349m); and Wisdom Gaming Group secures USD$3m (£2.3m). Embracer Group acquires Vertigo Games Embracer Group AB has announced that its [...]

  • Sony Cuts PS5 Production by 4 Million Units; Facebook Oculus Quest 2 Leaked

    TheGamingEconomy’s Daily Digest brings you the prevalent business stories in gaming. In today’s news: Sony cuts PS5 production by four million units; Facebook Oculus Quest 2 leaked; and CNET Media Group sold to Red Ventures for USD$500m (£389m). Sony cuts PS5 [...]

  • Riot Games Terminates Neom Partnership; Volograms Raises €1.5m

    TheGamingEconomy’s Daily Digest brings you the prevalent business stories in gaming. In today’s news: Riot Games terminates Neom partnership; Volograms raises €1.5m (£1.4m); and Konami enters PC hardware market. Riot Games terminates Neom partnership Riot Games has announced that it has terminated [...]

  • Vindex to Invest USD$300m in GAME's Belong; Mobile App Fraud Falls 30%

    TheGamingEconomy’s Daily Digest brings you the prevalent business stories in gaming. In today’s news: Vindex to invest USD$300m (£232m) in GAME's Belong; mobile app and game fraud falls 30%; and Polyarc raises USD$9m (£7m). Vindex to invest USD$300m (£232m) in GAME's [...]

  • Huuuge Games Acquires Double Star; EU IMCP Recommends New Loot Box Approach

    TheGamingEconomy’s Daily Digest brings you the prevalent business stories in gaming. In today’s news: Huuuge Games acquires Double Star; EU IMCP recommends new loot box approach; and 2020 XR forecast revised to USD$6.9bn (£5.4bn). Huuuge Games acquires Double Star Szczecin, Poland-based developer-publisher [...]