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THQ Nordic today announced that it has completed the acquisition of Vienna-based studio Purple Lamp, effectively making it a 100% subsidiary of THQ Nordic GmbH. The studio worked on titles such as “SpongeBob Squarepants: Battle for Bikini Bottom – Rehydrated”, “Sea of Thieves” and is currently working on “The Guild 3” and on two not yet publicly disclosed games.
For those that don’t now, THQ Nordic has been on a “Buying Spree” of acquiring studios in order to fully prepare for the next generation starting this fall.
The acquisition includes the development studio with its team of 38 veteran developers. Purple Lamp will continue working as a development studio exclusively focusing on titles for THQ Nordic and continuing developing premium games related to licensed IPs.
This is yet another acquisition by THQ Nordic to bolster their their IP portfolio alongside yet another developer studio under their banner.