- Feb 7, 2020
- Reaction score
Riot games recently decided to boast its gaming company by acquiring Hypixel Studios.
April 16, 2020 -- LOS ANGELES AND DERRY~LONDONDERRY, NORTHERN IRELAND -- Riot Games, the game developer and publisher best known for League of Legends, today completed its acquisition of Hypixel Studios. Founded in 2018 with support from an advisory group of angel investors, including Riot Games, Hypixel Studios is currently developing Hytale, a community-powered block game that combines the scope of a creative sandbox with the depth of a roleplaying game.
The acquisition follows a monumental launch for Hypixel Studios that began with the announcement of its debut title, Hytale, which has amassed over 2.5 million sign-ups for its beta and millions of views on YouTube for its trailer. In November, Hypixel Studios announced that it is planning for Hytale to be playable by everyone in 2021.
How do you feel about Riot Games taking over Hypixel studios? Are you a fan of this move or not really?Hypixel Studios to operate as an independent studio while leveraging Riot expertise, technology, and resources to support development of Hytale.www.riotgames.com