Massive Entertainment acquires Southend Interactive

By Stephany Nunneley, Wednesday, 12 June 2013 14:54 GMT

Massive Entertainment, which is working on Tom Clancy’s The Division, has acquired Swedish developer Southend Interactive.

According to Swedish website, Sydsvenskan, Massive hired all 24 staff members and some of the firm’s technology.

“Malmo-based indie developer Southend Interactive was seeking a new home before the studio closed its doors,” a statement from Massive read. “After a round of friendly discussions, Massive extended offers to all the members of the Southend team.

“Southend has a history of experience on multi-platform game production, and has developed some interesting proprietary technology for mobile/tablets.”

Southend Interactive’s lats title was Sacred Citadel.

Thanks, GI International.

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