Monday, August 8

Activision Blizzard buys the Spanish studio Digital Legends, which will participate in a new mobile game ‘Call of Duty’


Interesting news that has announced Activision Blizzard. The titan of the video game industry, in charge of franchises such as ‘World of Warcraft’ and ‘Call of Duty’, has bought the Spanish studio Digital Legends. Founded by Xavier Carrillo-Costa, the studio has developed mobile games such as ‘Battlefield Bad Company 2’ y ‘Respawnables Heroes’.

From the company they explain that Digital Legends will become part of their list of independent studios and that “it will support the development of a new mobile game not yet announced. inside the universe of ‘Call of Duty’The terms of the agreement and the amount paid by Activision Blizzard have not been disclosed.

Digital Legends becomes part of Activision Blizzard

After this acquisition, Digital Legends will become part of the roaster of Activision Blizzard, a giant of the video game industry, both mobile, console and PC. The company is currently made up of Activision (‘Call of Duty’), Blizzard (‘World of Warcraft’) y King (‘Candy Crash Saga’).

Digital Legends is a studio known for its TPS (Thir-Person Shooters) action games for mobiles. During its trajectory, has collaborated with companies such as Electronic Arts, Disney and Adidas developing games like the aforementioned ‘Battlefield Bad Company 2‘for mobile. He is also known for ‘Respawnables Heroes‘, a game that has accumulated more than 56 million downloads.

Interestingly, Digital Legends have their own game engine, Karisma. This engine is designed to offer better graphics in mobile games. In fact, one of his games, ‘Kroll‘, a 3D adventure title, was featured in the same Keynote in which Apple introduced the Ap Store. Another well-known title is’Afterpulse‘, which was marked as “Editor’s Choice” in the App Store.

Now that they are part of Activision Blizzard, the studio will support the development of a new mobile game within the ‘Call of Duty’ universe. The company already has experience in this field by having ‘Call of Duty: Mobile‘, one of the greatest exponents of the genre. The new game is being developed by Solid State, Activison’s new in-house studio, alongside Beenox and Activision Shanghai.

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