In February the Swedish Embracer Group the takeover of the Borderlands development studio Gearbox Software known (we reported). The Scandinavian group of companies expanded its already large repertoire of own brands and studios with the announced acquisition, but the processing of the sale was – as is usual with such big announcements – subject to the approval of the supervisory authorities.
The Embracer Group has now confirmed the final takeover of Gearbox Software in a press release. The two studios too Aspyr Media
and Easybrain are now fully integrated companies in the group. Aspyr Media is especially for the Nintendo Switch implementations of older Star Wars titles such as Star Wars: Jedi Knight – Jedi Academy or that appeared yesterday Star Wars: Republic Commando known. In addition to the agreed purchase price of 9.3 billion Swedish crowns for the three companies, the relevant approvals have now been obtained from the supervisory authorities who approved the purchase.
Do you think that the Embracer Group can further improve its position in the market with the new additions?
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