NetEase Acquires 'Star Wars Eclipse' Game Developer Quantic Dream, Marking First Studio In Europe

NetEase Acquires 'Star Wars Eclipse' Game Developer Quantic Dream, Marking First Studio In Europe
  • China-based internet and online game services provider NetEase Inc NTES said its games division, NetEase Games, has acquired Quantic Dream S.A. The financial terms were not disclosed.
  • NetEase Games originally acquired a minority stake in Quantic Dream in 2019.
  • Quantic Dream studio, established 25 years ago in Paris, France, is the creator of games such as Heavy Rain, Beyond: Two Souls and Detroit: Become Human. The studio announced at The Game Awards 2021 that it is collaborating with Lucasfilm Games on the new action-adventure game, Star Wars Eclipse.
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  • Quantic Dream creates games with a strong narrative focus and nonlinear stories that reward players' choices. 
  • Quantic Dream, led by David Cage and Guillaume de Fondaumière, will become NetEase Games' first studio in Europe.
  • Quantic will continue to operate independently, focusing on creating and publishing its video games on all platforms.
  • Price Action: NTES shares are trading higher by 3.52% at $89.64 in premarket on the last check Wednesday.
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