Palo Alto, CA – March 7, 2018 Blue Mammoth Games, the Atlanta based game developer, announced that they have been acquired by Ubisoft. As part of the transaction, Ubisoft now owns Blue Mammoth Games’ immensely popular Brawlhalla. The game is free-to-play and one of the top 100 most played games on Steam. It allows up to eight players locally, supports online multiplayer, and also has features such as ranked battles and single player mode.
Ubisoft has had several successes in its online multiplayer titles including Rainbow Six Siege, which has around 25 million players, and the Tom Clancy series which has around 60 million players across different games in the franchise.
Ubisoft NCSA president Laurent Detoc said in a statement, “The team at Blue Mammoth Games is expert at developing and running scalable, competitive, multiplayer online games, and they’ll be a great addition to Ubisoft’s network of studios.”
Blue Mammoth founders Matthew Woomer and Lincoln Hamilton in a statement, “We’re looking forward to leveraging Ubisoft’s expertise and resources to continue developing and supporting Brawlhalla for the long term, and to benefiting from their help in bringing the game to new players.”
Woodside Capital Partners served as the exclusive financial advisor to Blue Mammoth Games in this transaction.
About Blue Mammoth Games
Blue Mammoth Games is a game development studio based in the northern suburbs of Atlanta, Georgia. The studio was founded in 2009 by veterans of Cryptic Studios and Hi-Rez Studios, and specializes in online multiplayer games with large player bases. Blue Mammoth developed and published Brawlhalla, a free-to-play fighting game for PC and Mac, coming to PlayStation in 2017. Brawlhalla has had over five million players, and is currently the most played fighting game on Steam. http://www.bluemammoth.com
Ubisoft is a leading creator, publisher and distributor of interactive entertainment and services, with a rich portfolio of world-renowned brands. The teams throughout Ubisoft’s worldwide network of studios and business offices are committed to delivering original and memorable gaming experiences across all popular platforms. https://www.ubisoft.com
About Woodside Capital Partners
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