The Rotterdam-based vr game studio Vertigo Games is taken over by Koch Media. The Dutch company will continue to operate without changes as part of the German-Austrian media company, which in turn falls under the Embracer Group.
Vertigo Games and Koch Media write in a joint press release that the acquisition will affect all segments of Vertigo Games, including intellectual property rights. There will be no changes in Vertigo’s current management team. The studio will act as an independent content provider and publisher label for Koch Media. Both parties signed an agreement on Wednesday whereby Koch Media will acquire 100 percent of the shares. The two companies do not say how much money is involved in the acquisition.
Screenshots from the unreleased VR game After the Fall.
The developer and publisher Vertigo Games has focused exclusively on VR games since 2013 and, in addition to an office in Rotterdam, also has a location in Los Angeles. The company is best known for the VR zombie shooter Arizona Sunshine. This game was released on Steam in late 2016, released for the PlayStation VR platform in June 2017, and came out late last year available for the Oculus Quest. Arizona Sunshine has also released an expansion called The Damned. Vertigo Games will be the vr fps game this or next year After the Fall show up to four players in co-op to survive on the ice-covered ruins of post-apocalyptic Los Angeles.