The Game Band, maker of quirky browser sports games Bubble ball, the studio raised $ 3 million today in a recent launch round. This investment was made possible by a venture capital company known as Makers Fundis invested in expanding the development team and building a mobile phone Bubble ball
“From our first meeting, Makers has appreciated Fund Bubble ballThe chaotic spirit and the untapped potential, ”said Sam Rosenthal, founder and CEO of The Game Band. “We are so grateful to them for the opportunity to do this Bubble ball better, healthier and more sustainable. “
Bubble ball debuted as a take absurd on America’s favorite pastime. It’s hard to describe what Bubble ball It’s actually without a dissertation, but it’s basically a baseball simulator where referees can burn players to death in the blink of an eye, athletes switch between alternate realities, and old gods regularly interfere. As a spectator, you can bet on games and invest your earnings in improving them your favorite team
After a month-long siesta over the holidays Bubble ball returned in March with new ways for viewers to keep up with its constant action. That’s the whole idea behind The Game Band’s decision to make a mobile app: so many people have kept up with their phones that the developers want to make sure the experience is as smooth as possible. And if most of the lore behind your game was created by a passionate community, you’ll want to keep them happy.
“The Game Band remains an independent studio and Bubble ball will remain under our leadership, ”added Rosenthal a separate blog post. “All the things that you love Bubble ball not going anywhere. The game will remain free and we will work to make it a welcoming and fulfilling experience for everyone. We are also planning opportunities to better support the community’s infinite creativity and recognize all of the contributions you have made to the game. ”