Bandai Namco acquires minority stake in Tropico 6 developer Limbic Leisure


Two new initiatives in improvement at European studio

Bandai Namco is the newest business big to spend money on a smaller studio, because the writer has bought a minority stake in German studio Limbic Leisure, beforehand liable for administration sequel Tropico 6, in addition to a number of entries within the Would possibly & Magic franchise. The developer is already slated to start work on two unrevealed initiatives for Bandai Namco.

“We’re completely satisfied to announce our partnership and acquisition of a minority stake in Limbic Leisure,” mentioned Bandai Namco in a press assertion. “The seasoned groups have proven their skills up to now on the varied titles they’ve been engaged on, with Tropico 6 being their newest success. They are going to be engaged on two new franchises. Limbic Leisure suits completely throughout the technique we set out for Bandai Namco Leisure Europe a couple of years in the past and permits us to continue to grow the output of recent IP from studios tied to Bandai Namco Leisure Europe.”

Limbic Leisure returned the reward in its personal assertion.

“There was a pure match from the second we first met the Bandai Namco Leisure Europe crew,” mentioned Limbic CEO Stephen Winter. “This collaboration offers us the help, capabilities, and sources to proceed to develop and develop our studio. We’re excited for the subsequent chapter of Limbic Leisure and could not be extra thrilled to share the journey with Bandai Namco Leisure Europe as we work collectively on two improbable new initiatives.”

Bandai Namco’s new funding is a part of the continued technique, (beforehand introduced by the writer in 2020), to extend its improvement presence exterior of its residence territory of Japan.



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