Jam City Expands to Europe with Acquisition of Berlin Based Mobile Games Studio, 231 Play
LOS ANGELES — Jam City, a pacesetter in mobile leisure, maintains its international enlargement with the outlet of Jam City Germany and the purchase of mobile video games studio 231 Play. Founders Matthias and Thomas Hoechsmann join Jam City and will retain to manipulate development and operations from the business enterprise’s new Berlin studio. Terms of the acquisition have been not disclosed.
“We’re proud to welcome 231 Play and founders Matthias and Thomas Hoechsmann to the Jam City circle of relatives. They have an impressive song record for building successful groups through the progressive era and laugh gameplay,” said Josh Yguado, President and COO of Jam City. “The acquisition faucets the gifted development team in Berlin and expands Jam City’s footprint into Europe.”
“Jam City has been exceptionally a success in constructing a portfolio of a number of the most famous mobile games within the world in a fairly aggressive marketplace. We share their same core values and are very excited to be a part of the worldwide crew,” said Matthias Hoechsmann, Co-founder of 231 Play.
231 Play founders Matthias and Thomas Hoechsmann have a long history in cellular development. They are first-class acknowledged for ‘Game Doctors,’ received using Zynga in 2011, and the hit recreation Zombie Smash. Their history in research and huge information evaluation affects their recreation layout philosophy and 231 Play’s improvement system this is driven using iteration, reinvention, and imagination.
Today’s statement follows Jam City’s recent multi-yr partnership with Disney and its acquisition of Uken Studios in Toronto. Jam City now has eight studios within the U.S., Canada, Argentina, Colombia, and Germany.
About Jam City
Jam City is a pacesetter in cell leisure, imparting particular and genuinely enticing video games that attraction to large worldwide audiences. Jam City became founded in 2010 using MySpace co-founder and CEO Chris DeWolfe and former 20th Century Fox government Josh Yguado. Jam City is the creative powerhouse behind some of the very best grossing and maximum enduring social gaming franchises for the cell, including Cookie Jam (Facebook “Game of the Year” winner) and Panda Pop. Jam City is the go-to studio for Hollywood, having developed immersive, narrative-rich cell video games around iconic amusement brands which includes Harry Potter, Family Guy and Marvel Avengers. Jam City has studios in Los Angeles (HQ), Burbank, San Francisco, San Diego, Bogotá, Toronto, Buenos Aires, and Berlin. The Jam City group is thought for its innovative excellence and technological innovation in key regions inclusive of storytelling, statistics technology and target market insights.
About 231 Play
231 Play is a revolutionary and information-driven mobile gaming studio that strives to update and reimagine timeless recreation mechanics to usher them into the present day age of virtual gaming. Founded in 2016 by using cell veterans Matthias and Thomas Hoechsmann, the studio is primarily based in Berlin.