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  Focus Home Interactive acquires long-time partner Deck13 Interactive
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06/30/2020
 


[This unedited press release is made available courtesy of Gamasutra and its partnership with notable game PR-related resource GamesPress.]

June 30, 2020

Focus Home Interactive are delighted to announce their first studio acquisition, after acquiring leading German developers Deck13 Interactive in a continuation of their long, successful partnership. Deck13 Interactive has already developed major successes such as The Surge franchise with Focus Home Interactive, and both teams already look forward to even more exciting creative collaborations ahead. In addition, Focus Home Interactive has acquired Deck13’s publishing service for indie developments, opening up the group to exciting new opportunities.

Luc Heninger, Chief Production Officer of Focus Home Interactive, announced: “Deck13 is a long-standing partner with incredible creative and technical qualities. Thanks to this acquisition, we now have a wonderful opportunity to strengthen this partnership even further. We have always shared the same values and passion, and our collaboration will bring life to exciting new projects.

Jan Klose, Managing Director and co-founder of Deck13, added: “I am delighted to announce that Deck13 is now part of Focus Home Interactive. Our companies have been working together successfully since 2015, developing award winning brands such as The Surge. We are looking forward to leveraging the incredible capabilities of Focus Home Interactive to develop new successes. We are currently working on an amazing, unannounced new franchise that we can’t wait to share with the world.

About Focus Home Interactive

Focus Home Interactive is a French publisher based in Paris, France. Known for the quality, diversity and originality of its catalogue, Focus has published and distributed original titles (A Plague Tale: Innocence, Vampyr, Farming Simulator, Call of Cthulhu, Insurgency: Sandstorm, MudRunner, GreedFall, The Surge 2, SnowRunner…) that have become benchmark titles worldwide, available both in store and for download across the world. Focus publishes games on all major platforms, consoles and PC. The publisher's catalogue will get even richer the coming months and years with eagerly awaited games such as Hardspace: Shipbreaker, Curse of the Dead Gods, Othercide and many more.

More information on the website: https://www.focus-home.com

About Deck 13

Deck13 Interactive is one of Germany’s leading developers with more than 18 years of experience. With over 60 employees located in Frankfurt, Deck13 Interactive has developed upwards of 20 titles, including major releases such as The Surge and Lords of the Fallen. In the past year the team worked on The Surge 2 and a new unannounced IP.

Under the “Deck13 Spotlight” label the team established a publishing service to help independent developers bring their projects to wider audiences. Deck13 Spotlight is a growing division with an experienced team and access to the whole market. For more than 10 published games such as CrossCode, Deck13 managed Producing, Localization, QA, Marketing, PR & Distribution.

More information on the website: https://www.deck13.de Deck 13