It has been reported that the maker of the famous game Angry Birds, Rovio, has strike a deal with Futuremark Games Studio by acquiring it. The amount at which the deal has been closed has not been revealed yet. While making an announcement about the deal, the CEO of Futuremark, Jukka Mäkinen, noted: “I am proud to see the potential of our talented games team recognised by Rovio”.
Meanwhile, Rovio has made yet another announcement claiming that the new version of Angry Birds Space has been downloaded ten million times in just three days. It is a great achievement for Rovio. The stats reveal that the Angry Bird Space does have a promising future.
Rovio is hopeful that by acquiring the Futuremark, the company would be able to go ahead with its expansion program. In the past 12 months, it is for the second time when Rovio has booked an acquisition. Last year, it acquired Finnish animation studio Kombo and now Futuremark.
It is hoped that with its acquisitions, it would be able to achieve its aim. It has been informed that Rovio is, at present, busy in building entertainment, publishing, animation and retail arms with the pursuit of booking extra revenue.
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