#Bandai Namco purchases majority stake in Limbic Leisure
Bandai Namco purchases majority stake in Limbic Leisure
One other day, one other buy
Bandai Namco Leisure has introduced that it has elevated its stake in Limbic Leisure, changing into a majority shareholder within the German studio, greatest recognized for the technique sequel Tropico 6.
“This funding is far more than a strategic transfer for Bandai Namco,” writes Bandai Namco Leisure Europe CEO Arnaud Muller in a press launch. “For the previous three years, we’ve labored collectively on the creation of latest IPs. The primary recreation Park Past will probably be launched in 2023 however there may be far more to return. This funding is simply the continuity of our present relationship, and we’ll assist Limbic develop into the brand new reference in technique and simulation video games.”
“With Bandai Namco we’re very fortunate to have a companion who shares our targets, values and dedication to develop wonderful titles,” agrees Limbic Leisure co-founder and CEO Stephan Winter. “Working collectively up so far has already proven the belief and mutual respect that characterizes our relationship. Solidifying this bond provides us the chance to up our recreation — to plan much more ambitiously and produce Limbic Leisure to the following stage.”
Bandai Namco beforehand bought a minority stake in Limbic again in February 2021, because the studio started its work on the aforementioned new-gen park builder, Park Past, to be printed by Bandai Namco as soon as growth is full. Clearly, over the following time interval, the writer has seen potential in Limbic, and has thus taken steps to tuck the indie outfit and its 100-strong workers additional beneath its wing.
Park Past is at the moment in growth for PS5, PC, and Xbox Collection X.