Focus Home Interactive has acquired French developer Leikir Studio for an unrevealed sum.
Leiker Studio comprises around 20 staff and working on Metal Slug Tactics nowadays. Metal Slug Tactics will be published by Leiker partner and Focus associate Dotemu in 2022.
Paris-based company has also released a fantasy roguelike Roguelords in September last year.
“We are happy to join the Focus Group because it is an important step for the growth of our studio. This acquisition validates our multi-production strategy and will allow us to reach new qualitative and creative heights. This is great recognition for the work accomplished by our teams over the past several years.”Aurélien Loos, Leiker’s president and founder,.
President of Focus Christophe Nobileau added those about the deal:
“We are constantly looking for new talents capable of growing and supporting the ambitions of our Group, and Leikir Studio, headed by Aurélien Loos, is a choice acquisition to achieve this objective.”
This deal makes Leikir the fifth studio that integrates with Focus. The other four studios are Dotemu, Shady Part of Me developer Douze-Dixiémes, and Space Hulk: Deathwing creator Streum On. These studios were all acquired last year, with German outfit Deck 13.