Pearl Abyss, the Korean developer of Black Desert Online, yesterday announced it has acquired a domestic mobile games studio, Factorial Games. The deal is said to be worth around USD 17.8 million. You might not heard of this team before, since it only launched 1 mobile game in Asia, Lost Kingdom. However, it is now preparing the local launch of Super String, while also working on “Project J” with Japan’s Square Enix.
According to an official statement from Pearl Abyss, the decision to acquire Factorial Games from original owner 4:33 was due to its developmental ability and help Pearl Abyss to strengthen its “portfolio in terms of genre and IP diversity in addition to Black Desert and new titles under development.” What new mobiles game/s could Pearl Abyss be working on? Stay tuned!