The Polish guys from Bloober Team attracted the attention of the Chinese giant Tencent, who decided to invest a large sum of money in the studio responsible for The Medium, Observer, Blair Witch and Layers of Fear.
Serene Century Limited, a corporation owned by Tencent Holdings Limited, has officially purchased 3,881,885 shares of Bloober Team , in other words 21.97% of the equity of the entire company. In this way, the Chinese giant became the majority shareholder of the software house based in Krakow. According to Bankier.pl, the agreement was finalized on Wednesday 6 October for a total of 77.6 million zlotys, or 16.8 million euros .
We do not know what repercussions this maneuver will have on the future of the development studio, which in the past has repeatedly expressed its firm will to remain independent . Recently, Bloober Team has signed partnerships with Konami and Take-Two, but it is not yet clear what is boiling in the pot. This year, he rose to the headlines by publishing The Medium first on Xbox Series X and PC, and later on PlayStation 5, a horror with interesting ideas (one above all the Dual Mode which allows the protagonist to move simultaneously in two dimensions. ) but not without defects.