Oasis Games will make a $3M strategic Series A investment into Iron Mountain Interactive GmbH, a Vienna-based, multi-platform games developer.
Established last year in Vienna, Iron Mountain was founded by a group of Rockstar Games, Deep Silver, and Socialspiel Entertainment veterans with experience working on titles such as Grand Theft Auto, Dead Island, Max Payne, and Manhunt.
The deal will see Oasis Games retain a minority stake in the company along with securing exclusive worldwide publishing rights to Iron Mountain's unannounced game, a competitive online multiplayer "Hero Sport" slated for scheduled for release globally in 2019 on PC, PlayStation®4 and other console platforms.
Iron Mountain Interactive's new 'Hero Sports' game in development
"Oasis Games shares our vision for bringing high-quality online multiplayer games to the world, and they have been doing so globally since 2011," said Iron Mountain CEO Mike Borras. "I'm looking forward to working in partnership with Oasis Games to combine their Chinese and global platforms and resources with our love for creating unique and ambitious multiplayer games that can be enjoyed on multiple platforms by millions of players around the world."
To date, Oasis Games has released 90 titles across PC, console, and mobile, including Legend Online which has over 50 million players.
"This long-term, strategic partnership with Iron Mountain Interactive further strengthens our publishing portfolio and stable of development talent, as this team’s long and impressive track record for developing high-quality, unique gameplay experiences for both Western and Asian audiences, will resonate with our international player base," said Oasis Games CEO Yuhui Wang. "This partnership marks yet another milestone in our ongoing strategy for growing our business in the Western market, together with our partners at Sony Interactive Entertainment Asia."
Wang Yuhui, CEO of Oasis Games
Further details on the upcoming title from Iron Mountain Interactive will be revealed in the coming months.
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