Playrix acquires Ukrainian game studio Boolat Games
The corporate group Playrix has acquired the Ukrainian game developer Boolat Games. The company will join Playrix under the renewed brand name Boolat Play. They have already started working together on an unannounced free-to-play project, as Playrix reported to AIN.UA.
The amount of the deal was not disclosed.
About Boolat Play
Boolat Games has almost a 20-year history. The studio works on games of different genres, from casual to hardcore: slasher games, RPGs, time-management games, Hidden Objects, and strategies. Boolat’s portfolio has dozens of projects, including Lagsters, Topatoi, Harvest Land, and Decurse.
“Boolat Games, like Playrix, has been developing games for many years. Sometimes our paths have crossed for a short time, yet this has yielded little fruit. But combining teams, knowledge, experience, technology, and creative ideas expands the boundaries of our possibilities! Together with the Playrix team, we can set new standards in game development and popularize the game industry,” Alexander Chigorin, CEO of Boolat Play.
“I am sure that combining the Boolat team’s unique experience with our expertise and resources will together create hits that millions of players will appreciate,” Dmitry Bukhman, co-founder of Playrix.
Playrix is a mobile game developer founded in 2004 in Russia. The company has offices in Dublin, Russia, and Ukraine (Kyiv and Kharkiv). It ranks among the top 3 most successful mobile publishers in the world. Playrix’s portfolio includes such games as Manor Matters, Wildscapes, Homescapes, Gardenscapes, Fishdom, and Township played by 130 million people every month. The company employs over 3,000, and more than 1000 of them work in Ukraine.