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Las Vegas Sands-owned US video game developer takes over Romanian studio

Fortis, a new global developer and publisher of video games 100% owned by the American casino operator Las Vegas Sands, has acquired the Romanian studio Metagame. The transaction is part of Fortis’ strategy to strengthen its team through acquisitions and hires globally.

The company announced that it had recently acquired three development teams: Doppio Games (Portugal), Oktagon Games (Brazil) and Metagame (Romania). He did not disclose the value of these transactions.

Metagame was founded in 2016 by Dan Teodorescu and Daniel Nay, together with artist Radu Pop and recorded a turnover of nearly 500,000 euros in 2020, according to the latest public data available.

“Our view is that we are at the start of a massive new opportunity for games to have their greatest and most positive impact on global culture and the human experience,” said Steven Chiang, co- founder and chairman of Fortis.

“Fortis’ mission is to create worlds that matter, that are deeply social, across different platforms and genres, and to help build meaningful relationships and healthy communities through games. We have the financial support and l long-term commitment, an experienced management team and the talent of a rapidly growing global team to achieve our vision.

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