Sega To Acquire Angry Birds Developer Rovio for $776 Million – TouchArcade

Sega Sammy simply introduced that it’ll purchase Offended Birds creator Rovio Leisure for 706 million Euros (about $776 million) to assist with its enlargement within the cell market. This announcement comes a number of days after a WSJ report talked about Sega being near buying Rovio for $1 billion. Lately, Sega has accomplished rather a lot on cell via its personal free to play releases and likewise Apple Arcade titles, a few of which have left the service.

It will be attention-grabbing to see how this acquisition finally ends up going for either side. Rovio lately introduced again the unique basic recreation within the type of Rovio Classics: Offended Birds on iOS and Android as a brand new premium launch that shall be pulled ultimately on Android. Whereas this transfer will certainly give Sega an even bigger footprint on cell, I’m to see what occurs with Rovio’s personal properties and operations going ahead.