The mobile specialist Zynga has taken over Echtra Games, which recently released “Torchlight 3”. The acquisition is intended to strengthen the company’s multi-platform strategy. Echtra Games is working with the Zynga studio NaturalMotion to develop a new, not yet announced role-playing game that is designed for cross-play.
“Max and his team at Echtra Games are responsible for some of the most iconic game brands ever created, and they’re experts in the action RPG genre and cross-platform development,” said Zynga CEO Frank Gibeau. “I am excited to welcome the Echtra Games team to the Zynga family. This acquisition will be instrumental in expanding our iconic licenses and brands from mobile to PC and consoles, while further expanding the total reachable market for Zynga . ”
Realra Games CEO Max Schaefer added, “Echtra Games is excited to be part of the Zynga family. We share Zynga’s vision that cross-platform gaming is an integral part of the future of RPGs and interactive entertainment. We look forward to it.” we look forward to bringing our vast experience and talents to this endeavor. ”