Hypercasual game studio Hoody Studios raised a seed investment from WePlay Ventures with a valuation of 1.8 Million TL. Founded by 3 young entrepreneurs, Hoody Studios aims to become one of the most important studios of the hypercasual genre by expanding their teams with the investment they have received.
Hoody Studios aims to grow its team and develop hit games in 1 year.
Hoody Studios, founded by 3 game developers within the Digi Game Startup Studio, develops games in the hypercasual area, the most popular game genre of recent years. In addition, Hoody team, which provides workshops on game development within Kadir Has University, offers internship and work opportunities within Hoody Studios to those who have successfully completed these workshops. In this way, the studio, acting with a strategy suitable for the dynamic and fast consumption structure of the hypercasual genre. It aims to expand its team regularly with this program and enable new successful developers to emerge. Hoody Studios aims to become one of the important game studios of this genre and develop hit games by increasing its team 4 times within 1 year.
“Our strongest muscle is that we are in contact with people who want to be game developers”
Mete Berk Kumaş, the founding partners of Hoody Studios, who stated that they are very happy to have received investment from the most important investor company of the game industry such as WePlay Ventures on this road they have come together as 3 young game developers, said that, “Hypercasual is a game type that develops and changes every day. When we look at the leading game studios in this field, we see that those who adapt the fastest to the change are successful. It is our strongest muscle that we are in contact with people who are successful as a result of the trainings we have given in the field of game development at Kadir Has University and want to continue their lives as game developers. In this way, we aim to be one of the important game studios of this genre by constantly expanding our team and bring new developers to the game industry. We are very happy to have the support of WePlay Ventures on this path.” WePlay Ventures Managing Partner Bora Koçyiğit said, “As WePlay, we made a quick start to 2021 and made our first investment in Hoody Studios. We sincerely believe in young friends. We think that they will soon become one of the important game studios of the hypercasual genre and will do important things for the game industry. We will continue to support our investments and initiatives in 2021.”