Tencent games is making a bold move in the gaming market, they’re investing in a Berlin-based game development studio named Yager Development.
Yager Development is known for the 2012 shooter Spec Ops: The Line and for the 2017 PlayStation 4 title Dreadnought. Then in 2019 debuted The Cycle for PC.
The money is to be used to help the studio expand it’s self-publishing efforts and to allow them to continue working on its current project, The Cycle.
Chief executive officer Timo Ullmann had this to say:
“We’re humbled to join the lineup of Tencent partners, which reads like a games industry Who’s Who. We’re confident that this will greatly enhance the scope of our business, not just by getting access to Tencent’s network and resources, but by tapping the vast industry know-how Tencent possesses”