Focus Home Interactive Announces Acquisition Of Partner Studio Douze Dixièmes

Shady Part of Me Focus Entertainment

Leading French developer and publisher Focus Home Interactive, now Focus Entertainment announced it acquired its partner studio Douze Dixièmes for an unknown amount.

Based in France, Douze Dixièmes has been working with Focus Entertainment since last year for the release of its

“It is a real pleasure to welcome Douze Dixièmes to the Focus family,” said Christophe Nobileau, President of Focus Entertainment. “The studio has already demonstrated its creative ability with Shady Part of Me, and we are delighted that the Douze Dixièmes team is joining our federation of talents. This acquisition once again demonstrates our ambition to create a strong Group, but also illustrates Focus’s desire to support the French video game scene, a major focus of our editorial strategy.”

3D puzzle-platform game, Shady Part of Me.

“It is with great excitement and pride that we join Focus Home Interactive today,” said George Herrmann, Co-Founder and Chairman of Douze Dixièmes. “Our collaboration on Shady Part of Me convinced us of the expertise of the teams and the great human wealth of Focus. It is full of ideas and with the conviction that we can achieve our vision that we join this growing Group. There is no doubt for Douze Dixièmes that the synergies with the other studios of our new family will bring strength and relevance to our projects, while preserving our quest for engaging visual and narrative experiences.”

This year has been eventful for Focus, as the company made several significant acquisitions such as Streets of Rage 4 publisher Dotemu for $45.5 million in August.

In April this year, Focus purchased Streum On Studio, the developer of Necromunda Warhammer shooter games. Focus also opened a new game development studio, Deck13 Interactive, in Montreal, Canada.

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