The Dead by daylight The developer just acquired Midwinter Entertainment, the studio famous for its free-to-play shooter game of 2021 Garbage picker. In the same move, the release of the PvPvE game on Midwinter’s console was cancelled.
According to the press release, Midwinter Entertainment will officially partner with Behavior Interactive on June 2. The press release goes on to say that Behavior Interactive will see huge benefits from this acquisition, as it will allow Midwinter develops a number of potentially important new IPs. for Dead by daylight Developers. The acquisition will also play a positive role for Midwinter Entertainment, mainly due to the reputation of working with the developer of such a popular IP.
What do companies have to say about it?
According to Rémi Racine, president and executive producer at Behavior Interactive, the developer specifically chose to acquire Midwinter Entertainment because they both share “values”. Meanwhile, Mary Olson, head of studio at Midwinter Entertainment, concurs, saying that “the synergy between the teams is impressive and in my experience rare.”
Previously, the technology company Improbable owned Garbage picker studio. Therefore, the acquisition of Dead by daylight developer does not necessarily mean that Midwinter will lose any of the independence it previously had. Only time will tell whether the acquisition will produce an IP that really resonates with players.
Shortly after its initial release in 2016, the developer Behavior Interactive’s Dead by daylight has become quite successful. It continues to receive a slew of new content on a regular basis, with much of it coming in the form of crossovers with other popular horror series. Just today, Behavior hosted a 1.5-hour live stream that revealed a huge amount of new content related to the game, a testament to its lasting impact and popularity. With this in mind, it’s perhaps no surprise that Behavior Interactive will become big enough to join the studio acquisition trend that has dominated headlines lately.
https://www.pcinvasion.com/dead-by-daylight-acquires-midwinter-scavengers/ Dead by Daylight developer acquires Midwinter Entertainment, the studio behind Scavengers