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Top Games Deals for March 2016

Deal No.Amount Paid (USD)CompanyInvestor/BuyerSectorDeal Type
1$1,200,000,000LeSportsConsortiumGamesInvestment
2$30,500,000AkiliConsortiumGamesInvestment
3$15,000,000Faceit ConsortiumGamesInvestment
4$10,000,000Next GamesConsortiumGamesInvestment
5$4,500,000ForgeConsortiumGamesInvestment
6$3,000,000icejam Build VenturesGamesInvestment
7$1,400,000Boom FantasyConsortiumGamesInvestment
8$1,000,000eSports HeroeSports MogulGamesInvestment
9$781,424Kopla GamesKlaas KerstingGamesInvestment
10UndisclosedFantasy LabsMark CubanGamesInvestment
11UndisclosedMinecraftEDUMicrosoftGamesAcquisition
12UndisclosedQuest DropAdwaysGamesInvestment
13UndisclosedViximoPocket GamesGamesAcquisition
14UndisclosedPlumbeeGSN GamesGamesAcquisition
15UndisclosedGamezeboiWinGamesAcquisition
16UndisclosedAltusSEGAGamesAcquisition

More information

  1. LeSports Secures $1.2 Billion in Series B Financing (FinSMEs)
  2. Akili gets $30.5 million investment for ‘digital medicine’ games (Gamasutra)
  3. Faceit Secures $15M in Series A Funding (FinSMEs)
  4. Next Games secures $10m in new funding (GamesIndustry.biz)
  5. Forge Raises $4.5 Million in Seed Financing (BusinessWire)
  6. icejam Raises CDN$3m in Seed Funding (FinSMEs)
  7. Boom Fantasy Raises $1.4M in Seed Funding (FinSMEs)
  8. eSports Hero Raises $1M in Funding (FinSMEs)
  9. Kopla Games Raised €700K in Seed Funding (FinSMEs)
  10. Fantasy Labs Secures Investment from Mark Cuban (FinSMEs)
  11. Microsoft Acquires MinecraftEDU (FinSMEs)
  12. Quest Drop raises money to help the next Flappy Bird soar in Southeast Asia (Tech In Asia)
  13. Pocket Games Buys Viximo (FinSMEs)
  14. Sony’s GSN Games acquires rival U.K. social casino slots studio Plumbee (VentureBeat)
  15. iWin, Inc. to acquire Gamezebo (PR Newswire)
  16. SEGA’s acquisition of Atlus USA finalized, will publish all titles in North America (VG247)

Top 20 Games Deals for December 2015

 

Deal No.Amount Paid (USD)CompanyInvestor/BuyerSectorDeal Type
1$5,900,000,000King DigitalActivision BlizzardGamesAcquisition
2$300,000,000DraftKingsConsortiumGamesInvestment
3$130,000,000SGNNetmarbleGamesInvestment
4$52,000,000CurseUndisclosedGamesInvestment
5$38,331,125Playful UndisclosedGamesInvestment
6$30,000,000CCP GamesNew Enterprise Associates, Novator PartnersGamesInvestment
7$26,000,000Super Evil MegacorpConsortiumGamesInvestment
8$24,000,000MachinimaWarner Bros.GamesInvestment
9$23,900,000Akamon Entertainment MillenniumImperusGamesAcquisition
10$20,000,000Niantic ConsortiumGamesInvestment
11$18,000,000SeriouslyConsortiumGamesInvestment
12$15,000,000castAR ConsortiumGamesInvestment
13$15,000,000SkillzConsortiumGamesInvestment
14$14,000,000RaptrConsortiumGamesInvestment
15$11,000,000Mobcrush ConsortiumGamesInvestment
16$10,000,000Rumble EntertainmentiDreamSkyGamesInvestment
17$8,000,000Firefly Games ConsortiumGamesInvestment
18$7,500,000One AnimationJungle Ventures, DealStreetAsiaGamesInvestment
19$7,400,000PlayFabConsortiumGamesInvestment
20$7,000,000Kobojo ConsortiumGamesInvestment

More information

  1. Activision Blizzard to acquire King Digital for $5.9B (GIGA OM)
  2. DraftKings Raises $300 Million, Promises to Spend Much of It With Fox Sports (Re/Code)
  3. Netmarble Games Invests $130M in SGN (FinSMEs)
  4. Curse Raises $52M (FinSMEs)
  5. Playful Receives $25M in Funding (FinSMEs)
  6. CCP Games Raises $30M in Funding (FinSMEs)
  7. Super Evil Raises $26M in Funding (FinSMEs)
  8. Warner Bros. invests $24M more into game video site Machinima (VentureBeat)
  9. Imperus Acquires Akamon Entertainment Millennium for $23.9M (FinSMEs)
  10. Niantic Labs Raises $20 Million to Turn the World Into An Augmented Reality Playground (Variety)
  11. Mobile game studio Seriously raises $18 million in Series A funding (Tech EU)
  12. castAR Closes $15m Series A Funding (FinSMEs)
  13. Skillz Raises $15M in Series B Funding (FinSMEs)
  14. Raptr Raises $14M in Financing (FinSMEs)
  15. Mobcrush raises $11M for mobile game livestreaming (VentureBeat)
  16. iDreamSky invests $10 million into US core dev Rumble Entertainment (PocketGamer.biz)
  17. Firefly Games Raises $8M in Series A Financing (FinSMEs)
  18. Exclusive: One Animation raises $7.5m from investors led by Jungle Ventures (DealStreetAsia)
  19. PlayFab Raises $7.4M in Series A Funding (FinSMEs)
  20. Kobojo Raises $7M in Funding (FinSMEs)