Riot Games Acquires Wargaming Australia to expand its independent studio network – In acquiring Wargaming Sydney, Riot Games has expanded its independent studio network and will make the global company more robust in Australia. It would like to expand and work on its existing stock of software and other software, which will allow Riot to build a new world of entertainment.
Wargaming Sydney will officially be rebranded as Riot Sydney with the acquisition of its parent company Wargaming, which built popular titles such as World of Tanks and World of Warships.
“We are very excited to bring these talented developers and teams to Riot”, said Marc Merrill, Game Co-Founder, and Chairman. Rioters, who were invited to work with team members in Sydney, are confident in how they’ve constructed the robot over the coming years, but more importantly, they’re confident in the people who built it.
Riot Games Acquires Wargaming Australia to expand its independent studio network
While operating as Wargaming Sydney, the studio was acquired in August 2012 and became one of Australia’s largest developers. Initially, the studio grew into a support studio for Wargaming titles, assisting other companies such as Gung Ho Online and Netease with games such as Grandia Online.
Since the development of BigWorld Technology, during its 25-year history, the studio has achieved 30 global MMO titles, helping to build its reputation as a major player by producing a number of web oxford games in one place.
Likewise, working with global development teams and producing next-generation game development servers and tools will help Riot improve the production of League of Legends, VALORANT, and general technology in the company.
“This has helped the studio grow and prosper”, Hirani said. “Being a part of Wargaming has been a huge journey for us over the past 10 years. We’ve been very impressed with the culture we’ve learned from dealing with everyone at Riot, and we can’t wait to bring our global development expertise to the teams. I know I speak for everyone when I say how excited we all are to join Riot and help deliver incredible experiences for players.”
The move brings the former development team under the Riots’ roof, while the publishing group works within the studio which continues to be part of Wargaming.
Wargaming will defend all its rights to BigWorld Technology, which has been a major part of many of the company’s ‘free-to-play online titles over the years.
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