Tencent continues to spend money. This time, together with the investment fund Hiro Capital, she invested in independent developers from Germany Keen Games — they are known for the Portal Knights role-playing sandbox.

Concept art of the next Keen Games game
The German studio raised $10 million.

She is going to use the funds received to develop a new game, which she calls “the spiritual successor of Portal Knights”. This title, unlike the previous ones, Keen Games intends to publish itself.

We are very pleased that a new chapter in the history of Keen Games begins with the development of the next game and the launch of the publishing direction. We have found in the person of Hiro Capital and Tencent two strong partners who share our view on the development of the studio.

Jan Joeckel

CEO of Keen Games

It is reported that the developers will maintain creative and publishing independence.

Keen Games was founded in 2005. Her latest game Portal Knights was released in May 2017 and has sold 3.5 million copies to date. It is now available on PC, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch, Android and iOS. The release of the next title is scheduled for 2023, but there are no details about the project yet.