Focus Entertainment acquires ‘Verdun’ developer Blackmill Games

Focus Entertainment has acquired Blackmill Games, a Dutch studio finest recognized for multiplayer shooters Verdun and Tennenberg.

Focus Entertainment is the writer for video games together with Evil West, A Plague Tale: Requiem and Aliens: Fireteam Elite; whereas Blackmill Games’ newest titles embody WW1 shooters Verdun and Tannenberg. Blackmill Games can also be at the moment engaged on Isonzo, which launches tomorrow (September 13).

Following the acquisition, Focus Entertainment has clarified that Blackmill video games will preserve its title, and can proceed to work on its WW1 Game Series. Christophe Nobileau, Focus Entertainment CEO, described the acquisition of Blackmill as “a great addition” to the corporate’s “federation of talents.”

“The studio has already shown strong DNA and identity, and has proven to be expert on delivering immersive, authentic, and realistic multiplayer FPS experiences with its WW1 Game Series – one of the references of First World War shooters,” continued Nobileau. “We’re looking forward to working with Jos and his team, and to continue delivering new unique experiences.”

Verdun. Credit: Black Mill Games

Meanwhile, Blackmill CEO Jos Hoebe mentioned that becoming a member of Focus will assist Isonzo “reach its full potential.”

WW1 Games Series will undoubtedly benefit from Focus’ track record on [the] FPS genre,” added Hoebe. “The fans of our games can expect the same dedication and passion that we have delivered the past ten years with Verdun and Tannenberg but elevated to new heights with Isonzo and this partnership.”

Earlier within the 12 months, Focus Interactive acquired Leikir Studio, the creator of Metal Slug Tactics. At the time, Nobileau mentioned that Focus is “constantly looking for new talents capable of growing and supporting the ambitions of our group.”

In different gaming information, Assassin’s Creed followers have decoded the “secrets” hidden in Ubisoft’s newest trailer for Codename Hexe; and imagine the sport might be set throughout the witch trials of sixteenth century Germany.

Latest News

Related News

Leave a reply

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here