Hisome gets acquired by PlayStack.

Finland M&A 05 September 2018
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Hisome, a Helsinki, Finland-based game developer has been acquired by the British game publisher PlayStack, which purchased majority ownership. The financial details of the transaction remain undisclosed.

PlayStack offers game developers end-to-end funding, publishing expertise and technology. Its biggest hits to date include chart-topping mobile game Snipers vs Thieves and Playstation VR title Dick Wilde.

In conjunction with the transaction, Hisome has been renamed to PlayStack Oy, which will focus on developing new games and forming relationships with publishing and funding partners.

PlayStack Oy will be led by CEO Juha Huhtakallio, a Finnish game industry veteran with more than 30 awards across 100 titles under his belt and experience from big Finnish game studios, including Kuuasema and Housemarque.