Chinese consortium pays $4.4 billion for Playtika

In Israel's third-largest deal ever, Israeli social games developer to continue to run independently; headquarters remain in Herzliya.

Israel21c
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Earth Day goes digital to engage online gamers with environment issues

Event’s 50th anniversary sees digital activism replace demos, due to coronavirus.

The Guardian
Gaming, Casual Gaming, Growth, responsibility
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WHO and game companies launch #PlayApartTogether to promote physical distancing

The World Health Organization (WHO) and the video game industry have teamed up on #PlayApartTogether, a promotional campaign that encourages healthy physical distancing by bringing special events, exclusives, activities, rewards, and inspiration to some of the most popular games in the world.

Venturebeat
Gaming, Casual Gaming, Growth, responsibility
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Playtika delivers food packages to vulnerable people amid pandemic

Israeli mobile developer Playtika has turned its resources towards helping vulnerable people during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.

GamesIndustry.biz
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Playtika acquires Best Fiends developer Seriously

Seriously's "mobile first" entertainment strategy drove it to $69m revenue last year.

pocketgamer.biz
Gaming, Casual Gaming, Growth, Mergers And Acquisitions
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Playtika Acquires Casual Card Game Developer Supertreat

Leading mobile games company, Playtika, announced today that it has completed its acquisition of Austria-based developer Supertreat GmbH. The announcement comes just a few weeks after the company acquired German puzzle and hidden object specialist, Wooga GmbH, and a little more than a year after it acquired Jelly Button Games Limited.

business insider
Gaming, Casual Gaming, Growth, Mergers And Acquisitions
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Israeli gaming firm Playtika buys Germany's Wooga

Israeli mobile gaming firm Playtika said on Monday it bought German games company Wooga Gmbh in a deal estimated at more than $100 million.

Reuters
Gaming, Casual Gaming, Growth, Mergers And Acquisitions
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Playtika acquires social games co Jelly Button

Playtika will pay a sum in the tens of million of dollars for Jelly Button, which has 80 employees in Tel Aviv.

globes
Gaming, Casual Gaming, Growth, Mergers And Acquisitions
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