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  Embracer Group AB/Koch Media acquires singing game developer VOXLER
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02/19/2020
 


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Munich, 19 February -  Embracer Group AB's indirectly wholly owned subsidiary Koch Media GmbH, Höfen, has today entered into an agreement to acquire the Paris and Marseille based Voxler SAS, a leading developer of music and karaoke games. Nicolas Delorme will function as Studio Head to drive the development of future new titles, and iterations of well-known franchises such as the Let’s Sing series. The acquisition includes the development studio and all intellectual property rights.

“Joining the Koch Media family is a very important step for our studio. Having been managed as an independent studio, built on the enthusiasm of its team members and specialized in music games, we are pleased to bring our experience and knowledge to the company group, with whom we have had a strong business relationship for the last ten years. The combination of our experiences will help us to offer increasingly exciting games for our fans, extending the frontiers of the music genre in the gaming sector“ states Nicolas Delorme Studio Head at Voxler SAS.

Dr. Klemens Kundratitz, CEO Koch Media GmbH adds: “We are delighted to welcome the team from Voxler to the family. After a long relationship in publishing across selected Koch territories, the acquisition is a natural step to further extend and expand our product portfolio in specialized segments of the gaming and entertainment market. I am sure that the combined knowledge of our companies will open new opportunities within the music gaming market and underlines our growth ambitions as global entertainment content provider across all genres, target groups and distribution channels.”

Voxler is a French developer of music games. The company was created in 2005 and the team focuses its energy on developing great music games based on advanced technology. Voxler develops or has developed several games on all platforms including Switch™, PlayStation®4, Xbox One®, iOS, Android and PC. The team's key commitment is to give players unforgettable moments in high-quality games.

The critically acclaimed Let’s Sing series thrills karaoke fans every year not only with its track list packed with international superstars but also with the love of local heroes the team at Voxler puts into the selection of songs and artists for selected territories to give every community its own unique karaoke experience.

Latest Releases:

Let’s Sing 2020

PRODUCT DETAILS

·    Title: Let’s Sing 2020

·    Platforms: [email protected] / Xbox One / Switch

·    Genre: Singing Game / Karaoke

·    Players: Single player / Local 1-4 players

·    Developer: Voxler

·    Publisher: Ravenscourt

·    Age Rating: PEGI 12, USK 0

·    Release Date: 25 October 2019

·    Available in Europe, Australia and New Zealand

Enter the virtual stage together with your crew in Let’s Sing 2020 for PlayStation®4, Xbox One and Nintendo Switch™ starring a ton of the latest chart hits and new features like the “Let’s Party mode”! Enjoy fun moments with your Crew while singing your way to the top of the Charts!. Let’s Sing 2020 offers a great variety and has hits for everyone!Sing solo or up to four players in one of the six exciting game modes. No mic at hand? It doesn't matter - with the Let's Sing Microphone-App, you can turn your smartphone into a microphone.

Let’s Sing Country

Product details:

·    Title: Let’s Sing Country

·    Platforms: PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Switch (solos only)

·    Genre: Singing Game / Karaoke

·    Players: Single player / Local 1-4 players

·    Developer: Voxler

·    Publisher: Deep Silver

·    Age Rating: ERSB T    

·    Release Date: 25 October 2019

·    Available in the Americas

With the singing-game Let's Sing Country you can follow in the footsteps of cutting-edge artists. The tracklist includes 30 country hits, offers a great variety and has something for everyone!Whether you're training your voice solo or celebrating the next karaoke party with friends and family – with Let’s Sing Country, fun is guaranteed!

Grab the microphone and choose your song, no matter if you prefer to rock the stage solo or with friends. If you don't have a USB microphone at hand, just transform your phone into a microphone with the Let's Sing Microphone App and your performance begins straight away... the stage is all yours!

About Koch Media

Koch Media is a leading producer and distributor of digital entertainment products (games, films and software). The company's own publishing activities, marketing and distribution extend throughout Europe, North America and Australia. The Koch Media group has more than 25 years of experience in the digital media business, and has risen to become the number one publishing partner in Europe. It has also formed strategic alliances with numerous games and software publishers: Bethesda, Capcom, Codemasters, Kaspersky Labs, Konami, Koei Tecmo, Sega, Square Enix, etc. in various European countries. With Headquarter in Höfen, Austria Koch Media owns branches in Germany, England, France, Austria, Switzerland, Italy, Spain, the Nordic regions, Benelux, Australia, Czech Republic, Poland and the United States.

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