Space Ape Games, a London, UK-based mobile games studio, secured £4.25m in growth capital.
Silicon Valley Bank provided the financing.
The company intends to use the funds to continue to grow the business and further invest in building the team.
Founded in 2012 by John Earner, CEO (ex-Playfish, PlayStation), Toby Moore, CTO (ex-Mind Candy) and Simon Hade, CFO/COO (ex-Electronic Arts, Skype), Space Ape Games has developed Samurai Siege, which has seen global success, with more than 11 million downloads and aggregate revenues of more than $23M since its launch in 2013. Its second game – Rival Kingdoms: Age of Ruin – is set to launch globally on iOS and Android in May 2015.