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Top 20 Games Deals for March 2017

Deal No. Amount Paid (USD) Company Investor/Buyer Sector Deal Type
1 $1,000,000,000 Outfit7 United Luck Group Holdings Games Acquisition
2 $250,000,000 Social Point Take-Two Interactive Software Games Acquisition
3 $219,000,000 32Red Kindred Group Games Acquisition
4 $100,000,000 DraftKings Undisclosed Games Investment
5 $92,000,000 Roblox Corporation Meritech Capital Partners, Index Ventures Games Investment
6 $62,064,750 Eyecon Playtech Games Acquisition
7 $58,204,680 Shinezone Consortium Games Investment
8 $8,500,000 Disruptor Beam Romulus Capital, GrandBanks Capital Games Investment
9 $7,840,000 Fig Consortium Games Investment
10 $6,221,000 Blazing Griffin Scottish Investment Bank Games Investment
11 $5,755,671 Small Giant Games Consortium Games Investment
12 $2,700,000 TrapLight Games Consortium Games Investment
13 $2,670,125 Tilak Healthcare iBionext Growth Fund Games Investment
14 $2,500,000 Obsidian Entertainment Undisclosed Games Investment
15 $2,200,000 GAMEE Consortium Games Investment
16 $2,000,000 Proxy42 Inc iDreamsky Technology, Lenovo Capital Games Investment
17 $1,600,000 Attaq Online Houston Angel Network Games Investment
18 $1,495,200 Spov Keywords Studios Games Acquisition
19 $1,000,000 CoolMiniOrNot Undisclosed Games Investment
20 $1,000,000 Chrono.gg AIM Group Games Investment

More information

  1. Chinese group buys Talking Tom app maker Outfit7 for $1b (Deal Street Asia)
  2. Take-Two buys Spain’s Social Point mobile game studio for at least $250 million (VentureBeat)
  3. Kindred to Buy 32Red for $219 Million in Latest Gaming Deal (Bloomberg)
  4. Dodgers’ Boehly Leads $100 Million DraftKings Investment (Bloomberg)
  5. Roblox Corporation snags $92 million investment round (Develop)
  6. Playtech Buys Online Bingo Specialist Eyecon for £50m (Finance Magnates)
  7. Mobile and Browser Game Developer Shinezone Wins RMB 400 Mln Series B (Marbridge Consulting)
  8. ‘Star Trek Timelines’ game maker Disruptor Beam raises $8.5M (TechCrunch)
  9. Fig raises $7.8 million to expand game crowdfunding platform (VentureBeat)
  10. The Ship: Remastered dev Blazing Griffin secures £5M in funding (Gamasutra)
  11. Small Giant Games raises 5.4 mln euros (Arctic Startup)
  12. Big Bang Racing developer Traplight raises $2.7 million to create games for the Minecraft generation (PocketGamer)
  13. Tilak Healthcare Raises €2.5 Million from iBionext Growth Fund (Business Wire)
  14. Obsidian Entertainment’s Pillars of Eternity II: Deadfire Secures $2.5 Million in Two Weeks on Fig (Crowdfund Insider)
  15. Bot-based games platform Gamee hits 500 million plays, scores $2.2 million seed round (Venture Beat)
  16. AR Laser Tag Firm Gets $2m Investment (The Virtual Report . biz)
  17. Attaq Online Completes $1.6M Bridge Financing Round (FinSMEs)
  18. Dublin video games service firm Keywords buys Spov for £1.2m (Irish Times)
  19. The World of SMOG Rise of Moloch Board Game Raises Over $1 Million Via Kickstarter (video) (Geeky-Gadget)
  20. Chrono.gg bags $1 million for PC store that sells 1 game at a time (Venture Beat)

Top 20 Games Deals for February 2017

Deal No. Amount Paid (USD) Company Investor/Buyer Sector Deal Type
1 $1,000,000,000 Outfit7 United Luck Group Holdings Games Acquisition
2 $250,000,000 Social Point Take-Two Interactive Software Games Acquisition
3 $219,000,000 32Red Kindred Group Games Acquisition
4 $62,064,750 Eyecon Playtech Games Acquisition
5 $58,204,680 Shinezone Consortium Games Investment
6 $8,500,000 Disruptor Beam Romulus Capital, GrandBanks Capital Games Investment
7 $7,840,000 Fig Consortium Games Investment
8 $6,221,000 Blazing Griffin Scottish Investment Bank Games Investment
9 $2,500,000 Obsidian Entertainment Undisclosed Games Investment
10 $1,495,200 Spov Keywords Studios Games Acquisition
11 $1,000,000 CoolMiniOrNot Undisclosed Games Investment
12 Undisclosed Brooklyn Indie Games Galileo Games Games Acquisition
13 Undisclosed Donya Labs Microsoft Games Acquisition
14 Undisclosed FreeStyleGames Ubisoft Games Acquisition
15 Undisclosed Jelly Smeared Games Iversoft Games Acquisition
16 Undisclosed Center Point Development Kolarmy Technology Games Acquisition
17 Undisclosed 99Games Consortium Games Investment
18 Undisclosed Flashbulb Games Nordisk Film Games Games Acquisition
19 Undisclosed Playdemic TT Games Games Acquisition
20 Undisclosed Snatch Unilever Ventures Games Investment

More information

  1. Chinese group buys Talking Tom app maker Outfit7 for $1b (Deal Street Asia)
  2. Take-Two buys Spain’s Social Point mobile game studio for at least $250 million (VentureBeat)
  3. Kindred to Buy 32Red for $219 Million in Latest Gaming Deal (Bloomberg)
  4. Playtech Buys Online Bingo Specialist Eyecon for £50m (Finance Magnates)
  5. Mobile and Browser Game Developer Shinezone Wins RMB 400 Mln Series B (Marbridge Consulting)
  6. ‘Star Trek Timelines’ game maker Disruptor Beam raises $8.5M (TechCrunch)
  7. Fig raises $7.8 million to expand game crowdfunding platform (VentureBeat)
  8. The Ship: Remastered dev Blazing Griffin secures £5M in funding (Gamasutra)
  9. Obsidian Entertainment’s Pillars of Eternity II: Deadfire Secures $2.5 Million in Two Weeks on Fig (Crowdfund Insider)
  10. Dublin video games service firm Keywords buys Spov for £1.2m (Irish Times)
  11. The World of SMOG Rise of Moloch Board Game Raises Over $1 Million Via Kickstarter (video) (Geeky-Gadget)
  12. Brooklyn Indie Games merges with Galileo Games (Dice Tower News)
  13. Microsoft acquires Donya Labs, the company behind 3D data optimization software Simplygon (VentureBeat)
  14. Ubisoft buys Guitar Hero Live and DJ Hero developer, renamed Ubisoft Leamington (Gamezone)
  15. Iversoft acquires Ottawa gaming studio; plans ‘triple-digit growth’ in 2017 (OBJ)
  16. PCG Entertainment : Kolarmy Technology to Acquire 100% Stake in Center Point Development from PCG Entertainment (4-traders)
  17. Gaming Startup 99Games Raises Funding From Japanese Investment Firm Dream Incubator (Inc42)
  18. Nordisk Film Games investerar 13 miljoner i dansk spelstudio (Digital)
  19. TT Games Acquires Playdemic to Create New LEGO® Mobile Games (Yahoo Finance )
  20. Unilever breaks into augmented reality with new investment in gaming start-up Snatch (Growth Business UK)

Top 20 Games Deals for December 2016

Deal No. Amount Paid (USD) Company Investor/Buyer Sector Deal Type
1 $1,200,000,000 LeSports Consortium Games Investment
2 $226,000,000 Douyu TV Tencent, Phoenix Capital Games Investment
3 $150,000,000 DraftKings Revolution Growth Games Investment
4 $30,500,000 Akili Consortium Games Investment
5 $30,000,000 Pixonic Mail.Ru Games Acquisition
6 $25,000,000 Bonfire Studios Andreessen Horowitz, Riot Games Games Investment
7 $21,935,925 Team17 LDC Games Investment
8 $21,750,000 Big Viking Games Consortium Games Investment
9 $20,000,000 Mobcrush Consortium Games Investment
10 $15,000,000 Faceit Consortium Games Investment
11 $11,800,000 Paradox Interactive Undisclosed Games Investment
12 $10,000,000 Firefly Games China Construction Bank International Holdings, China Credit Limited Holdings Games Investment
13 $10,000,000 Kahoot! Consortium Games Investment
14 $10,000,000 Next Games Consortium Games Investment
15 $8,250,000 GameCo Consortium Games Investment
16 $7,500,000 Plain Vanilla Glu Mobile Games Investment
17 $5,579,450 Gumbler Consortium Games Investment
18 $5,000,000 First Contact Entertainment Undisclosed Games Investment
19 $4,873,000 Super League Gaming Toba Capital, aXiomatic Games Investment
20 $4,600,000 Huuuge Consortium Games Investment

More information

  1. LeSports Secures $1.2 Billion in Series B Financing (FinSMEs)
  2. Tencent leads the US$226M financing of Twitch-like streaming site, Douyu TV (e27)
  3. Online Fantasy Sports Company DraftKings Raises $150M (FinSMEs)
  4. Akili gets $30.5 million investment for ‘digital medicine’ games (Gamasutra)
  5. ProCEEd #74 > Mail.Ru buys Pixonic for $30M, Lithuania receives €58.8M to form new VC funds, Yandex shuts down its startup accelerator (ProCEEd)
  6. World of Warcraft’s lead designer announces new studio with $25M in funding (Built In LA)
  7. Games Developer Team17 Secures £16.5M from LDC (FinSMEs)
  8. Big Viking Games Raises $21.75M in Funding (FinSMEs)
  9. Mobcrush Completes $20M Series B Funding Round (FinSMEs)
  10. Faceit Secures $15M in Series A Funding (FinSMEs)
  11. Games company Paradox Interactive raises $11.8M from the crowd (TechCrunch)
  12. Firefly Games raises $10 million to make Hollywood-based mobile games (VentureBeat)
  13. Kahoot! Closes $10m Financing Round To Help Improve Learning For All (Medium)
  14. Next Games secures $10m in new funding (GamesIndustry.biz)
  15. GameCo Raises $8.25M in Seed and Series A Financing (FinSMEs)
  16. Plain Vanilla Raises up to $7.5M from Glu Mobile (FinSMEs)
  17. Swedish real-money eSports company Gumbler raises €5 million from tennis and football stars (PocketGamer)
  18. First Contact Entertainment Raises US $5M in Funding (FinSMEs)
  19. Super League Gaming Raises $5M in Series C Funding (FinSMEs)
  20. Huuuge Raises $4.6M in Series B Funding (FinSMEs)