Isbit Games, a Stockholm, Sweden-based gaming company, received an investment from football star Zlatan Ibrahimovic.
The amount of the deal was not disclosed. After the acquisition, the company is owned by River (65.6%), a subsidiary to Intellecta, Markus Koos’ family (21.9%) and by Zlatan Ibrahimovic (12.5%).
Launched in 2014, Isbit creates PC, Mac, iOS and Android games across multiple genres. Titles include Clashtag, Batterijakten, First Person Lover, and Warp Shift.
The company’s team includes Markus Koos, Producer, Frenne Hirani, Creative Director, Alberto Jeldez, Art Director, Niclas Kjellberg, Programmer, Stefan Karlberg, Programmer, Jonas Akerlund, Concept Artist, Kim Herrstrom, 3D Artist, and Nicolas Opazo, Composer & Sound Designer
Zlatan invests in ISBIT GAMES
2016/09/13 – Zlatan Ibrahimovic acquires 12.5 percent of the gaming studio ISBIT GAMES via a company under his control.
ISBIT GAMES has since its start in 2014 launched several successful games including Batterijakten and First Person Lover, which was acclaimed as “the most fabulous game in the Universe” by PewDiePie. ISBIT GAMES’ most recent game Warp Shift was immediately recognized by both press and users and is featured by Apple in 137 countries.
After the acquisition, ISBIT GAMES is owned to 65.6 % by River, a subsidiary to Intellecta, to 21.9 % by Markus Koos’ family via company and to 12.5 % by Zlatan Ibrahimovic via company.
About ISBIT GAMES
ISBIT challenges the way people think about games, whether it is about redefining the First Person Shooter genre or creating a puzzle game with rich lore and emphasis on a great storyline. We aim to create amazing games across multiple genres by challenging the expectations of the individuals who play them. The team at ISBIT shares a profound love for games and we are fearlessly exploring new territories. We believe that this approach is visible in everything we do.
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The Intellecta Group comprises the leading consulting and agency brands Bysted AB, FFW Group, Hilanders Advertising AB, Intellecta Corporate AB, ISBIT GAMES AB, Rewir AB, River Cresco AB, Tomorrow Ltd, Unreel AB and Wow Events AB. The Group employs around 580 people and operates in Sweden, Denmark, Austria, Germany, the Netherlands, the UK, Bulgaria, Moldavia, Ukraine, the US, Brazil, Vietnam and China. Intellecta is listed on NASDAQ OMX Stockholm.