Rollic, a subsidiary of Zynga announced that it has recently closed the acquisitions of mobile game studios ByteTyper, Creasaur Entertainment, and ZeroSum. All three studios have previously published games with Rollic and will continue to develop original mobile titles in-house under the Rollic umbrella.
The three Turkey-based studios are responsible for a run of hyper-casual hits including:
- Racing Online, Firefighter Hero and Rollic’s Touchdrawn from ByteTyper
- Money Maker 3D and Hit Guys from Creasaur Entertainment
- Barista Life, Long Nails 3D and Off-Road Race from Zerosum
Rollic Co-Founder Burak Vardal said the following:
“These studios create visually captivating, mind-teasing titles and we are excited to bring their creativity and technical skills into the Rollic family. These acquisitions further our strategy of expanding our in-house network of innovative developers to support live services with ongoing creative updates, while also adding to our portfolio of inventive games.”
Recently celebrating its one-year anniversary of joining Zynga, Rollic has surpassed 1 billion total downloads worldwide with three of its titles surpassing 100 million downloads each and 16 of its titles reaching the #1 or #2 top free downloaded game positions in the U.S. App Store to date.