Sharkmob – Tencent acquires Swedish indie games developer

Founded just 2 years ago with no games or any products launched, Swedish indie studio Sharkmob today announced it has been 100% acquired by behemoth Tencent Games. No financial details were provided. Unaffected by the acquisition, Sharkmob continues working with its unannounced online game as well as several new projects together with Tencent.

“Sharkmob’s creative and passionate team has a proven track record of developing triple-A titles which involves open world settings and various gameplays. We look forward to more exciting innovation for game-lovers by combining Sharkmob’s development capabilities with Tencent’s technologies and expertise.” Steven Ma, Senior Vice President of Tencent, said.