Battlegrounds Cellular India and PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds writer Krafton has revealed that it acquired Swedish studio Neon Big for an undisclosed quantity.
The corporate revealed this in an earnings press launch on November 11. The acquisition of The Ascent developer makes this the eighth indie studio that Krafton has acquired to this point.
Neon Big AB was based in April 2018 and is headquartered in Uppsala, Sweden. It developed and launched the cyberpunk-themed motion RPG The Ascent in July 2021. The sport obtained reward in IGN’s assessment for its satisfying gunplay and for being an satisfying action-RPG.
Krafton additionally acquired Pure Choice and Subnautica developer Unknown Worlds Leisure in October 2021. Most not too long ago, the South Korean online game holding firm acquired 5minlab Company in February 2022.
Krafton additionally mentioned that it plans to “set up a serious studio in Canada to guide improvement of The Fowl That Drinks Tears mission.” The corporate additionally has a number of “high-quality console and PC titles in lively improvement throughout numerous genres, together with Venture Black Finances (PvPvE hardcore looter shooter), Venture Roam (multiplayer PvPvE shooter) and the following Subnautica sport (journey).”