1939 Games completes a $2M investment round from Sisu Games, Crowberry and Tencent.

Finland Iceland Investments 05 September 2018
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1939 Games, a Reykjavík, Iceland-based small game development studio, announced the completion an investment round totalling ISK 220M ($2M).

The money was provided by Nordic and Chinese investors, including Sisu Game Ventures, Crowberry Capital and Tencent Holdings.

1939 Games, founded in 2015 by former CCP Games employees, Ívar Kristjánsson (CEO) and his brother, Guðmundur Kristjánsson (Creative Director), is working on their first game called KARDS. KARDS is a multi platform collectible card game set in WWII. The game is still in testing phases (alpha) and is expected to be publicly released in 2019.

Ívar was one of the three founders of the CCP and was managing director of the company when EVE Online was released in 2003. Ívar worked for 17 years at CCP and Guðmundur for 12 years.

Prior to this capital infusion, 1939 Games received a grant from the Technology Development Fund in 2015.