Zynga Subsidiary Acquires Indie Game Developer

On November 17th, Zynga Inc. announced its subsidiary, Rollic, had completed its acquisition of the German indie mobile game development company Popcore. As of this writing, the financial terms of this deal have not been disclosed.

“Popcore’s dedication to rapid experimentation and nimble development matches perfectly with the values and processes we live by at Rollic, and I am thrilled to welcome them into our family,” said Burak Vardal, the CEO of Rollic. “Combining allows us to build more gaming experiences that emphasize meaningful, lasting engagement. Furthermore, our mutual user base with Popcore will represent a great combination of new players and long-term retaining users.”

Popcore is a developer of ad-driven, free-to-play gaming experiences for iOS and Android devices. As a leader in puzzle titles, Popcore games have reportedly been downloaded over 500 million times.

Rollic is a Turkish gaming company that was founded in December 2018. In October 2020, the organization was acquired by Zynga.

(All information was provided by Business Wire and VentureBeat)

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