Gearbox Entertainment Company, the creators of famous franchises such as Borderlands, Brothers in Arms, and Half Life, are one of today’s leading independent video game companies. Not content with this, they decided to merge with Embracer Group to increase their growth over the next few years.
The merger of Gearbox Entertainment Company and Embracer Group has meant a sizable payment of $ 1.3 billion and will close in 3 months, according to the company. Embracer Group, based in Sweden, also has more than 200 own franchises, including Saints Row, Goat Simulator, Dead Island, Darksiders, Metro, MX vs ATV, Kingdoms of Amalur, TimeSplitters, Satisfaisant, Wreckfest, Insurgency
Gearbox Entertainment Company is responsible for the Borderlands saga
The union involves the collaboration of all departments of development, publishing, technology and intellectual property between the two companies and the growth is expected to be exponential. According to Lars Wingefors, Founder and CEO of Embracer Group:
Gearbox is arguably one of the most creative and valuable independent developers in the world. We believe that the resources Embracer offers will position Gearbox for continued and meaningful growth in the years to come.
Thanks to this news, gamers can be happy and this merger will surely be noticed in the future with the creation of new triple AAA games that we can enjoy.