Playtika will spend up to $1.2 billion on mergers and acquisitions over the next three years
The management of Playtika stopped looking for a buyer for the company and decided to actively take up M&A. At an investor event, Craig Abrahams, President and Chief Financial Officer of Playtika, announced that the company plans to conclude one or two deals per year.
The European Commission will study the termination of support for progressive web applications on iOS
A month ago, Apple announced that it would comply with the law on digital stores in the European Union and launch alternative mobile stores on iOS. However, at the same time, she decided to disable support for PWA — progressive web applications in the region. The latest decision has attracted the attention of the European Commission.
Steam first got into the unified register of banned sites, and then disappeared from it
This afternoon, Russian media began to massively report that the Community section of the Steam platform was included by Roskomnadzor in the list of sites with information prohibited in Russia. Then the site disappeared from the unified registry.
In 2023, Lesta Games increased its staff by 69.3%. Now it is one of the most expensive Internet companies in Russia
Last year, unlike many gaming companies, Lesta Games did not reduce, but increased the number of employees. In an interview with TASS, the owner of Lesta Games, Malik Khatazhayev, said that during the year his company hired 745 people.
Unity report: annual revenue in excess of $2 billion, the company will get rid of several businesses
Unity has published a financial report for the fourth quarter of 2023 and immediately for the whole year. She reported on revenue growth, and also shared new details about the process of “rebooting” the company.
In Russia, they are going to oblige Apple to allow the installation of applications not from the App Store
The Ministry of Finance of the Russian Federation wants Apple to allow Russians to install iOS apps not only from the App Store. The department plans to submit the relevant bill to the State Duma during the spring session.
Deep Rock Galactic: Survivor has been bought over 500 thousand times
The launch sales of the Deep Rock Galactic: Survivor car scooter exceeded all the expectations of the developers. Funday Games announced that the game has reached the mark of half a million copies sold just a week after it was released in early access.
Helldivers 2 is made on Autodesk Stingray, an engine that was discontinued six years ago
In January 2018, Autodesk stopped supporting the Autodesk Stingray engine, formerly known as Bitsquid. However, the instrument continues to live. Developer Andy Touch noticed that it was used by the authors of the popular shooter Helldivers 2.