Jagex Acquires Gamepires

The acquisition is an interesting move for Jagex, which is best known for its old school mmos runescape and Old School RuneScape. It's also a notable win for the developer community, demonstrating that indie studios can grow from small successes like SCUM to become a major player in games development.

With Jagex aboard and advancement assistance to pour in, well need to see what's being available in an extra robust launch.

SCUM is an open-world survival game, and also the offer includes plans for jagex, as introduced in a press launch, to proceed supporting Vampires in the video games' development.


Residue is a survival multiplayer/single player initial individual shooter. While in multiplayer you handle not just zombies called Puppets, and also badass Techs that desire absolutely nothing greater than to ruin you, yet likewise other players and also the environment. You need to consume alcohol and also consume, you likewise need to urinate as well as do number 2 every once in a while. Surviving isn't always very easy, but hey, what fun would certainly it be if it were simple?

Still, residue will certainly be obtaining great deals of support. Vampires as well as Jagex community-driven technique will certainly allow SCUM to know its complete capacity with a multi-platform 1.0 release in the future, it checks out, partly. We previewed SCUM back in 2018 when it appeared, as well as found it to be distinctive as well as interesting.

Jagex has actually made its 2nd studio acquisition, this moment buying Croatia-based Vampires, the designer behind open-world survival video game residue.

Since Jagex itself was acquired by The Carlyle Group, the company has actually highlighted better prepares to proceed growing its properties and made its first studio procurement earlier this year. Buying US-based Pipework gave the business its initial base in The United States and Canada. Additionally, Jagex has actually been growing RuneScape in a variety of means also, consisting of tabletop games, the video games first crossover occasion with Smite, as well as this summertimes' news of an open-world survival video game established in the RuneScape universe.

Jagex, understood for the success of its RuneScape franchise, will use its deep knowledge in community-driven games and its system as a global author to accelerate residue as a leading open globe survival title. The strategies for the RuneScape survival game were currently introduced, yet it wouldn't be also off the mark to believe that maybe getting a team with open world survival experience may help with those strategies in the longer term.


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