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Microids acquires a stake in OSome Studio!

Former snaps up big chunk of latter.
[This unedited press release is made available courtesy of Game Developer and its partnership with notable game PR-related resource Games Press]

Paris, April 13th, 2022 – Pursuing the goal of strengthening their editorial strategy and enhancing their talent portfolio, Microids is delighted to announce today acquiering a stake in the software development company OSome Studio.

 

The talented and experienced team at OSome Studio has developed and produced several flagship games for Microids on multiple platforms like Asterix & Obelix XXL3: The Crystal Menhir and more recently The Smurfs: Mission Vileaf.

 

For Stéphane Longeard, CEO of Microids: “Following the opening of Microids Studio Lyon and Microids Studio Paris, we are also delighted to invest in one of our partner studios: OSome Studio. We believe it’s crucial for us in 2022 to perpetuate our partnerships with the French studios at the forefront of the industry”.

 

“We see the arrival of Microids in OSome Studio’s capital as an opportunity to solidify our partnership for the long run. It will help us grow internationally, keep working on bringing our ideas to the most iconic licenses known worldwide like Asterix & The Smurfs and strengthen our team to tackle ambitious challenges. We are welcoming Microids with open arms and are eager to work even more closely with them” adds Mathieu Frémont, CEO and co-founder of OSome Studio.

 

OSome Studio is already working on a new title for Microids, soon to be unveil.

 

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Media contact:

Maxime Geraci

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About Microids

Microids is a French video game publisher. Founded in 1985, Microids’ editorial strategy now focuses on 4 major areas: adventure games, racing games, retro gaming and games inspired by iconic titles. By collaborating with renowned studios and authors (Pendulo Studios, Eden Studios, Benoît Sokal, Paul Cuisset, Philippe Dessoly and Pierre Adane), Microids has become a major player in international video games. Taking inspiration from legendary titles, including Asterix & Obelix, and Titeuf, Garfield, Fort Boyard, XIII and Blacksad, Microids reaches a wide audience and creates original adventures which give gamers the chance to play as some of their most beloved characters.

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