IGDB was acquired by Twitch

Sweden M&A 17 September 2019
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IGDB - Internet Games Database, a Gothenburg, Sweden-based company operating a gaming digital database, announced that it was acquired by the American company, Amazon-owned, Twitch.

The financial details of the transaction were not disclosed.

IGDB, founded in 2015 by Christian Frithiof and owned by 8 Dudes in a Garage AB., is managing a digital asset with useful information for every game, like the genre, platforms supported, description, member and critic ratings and reviews, storyline, game modes, publisher, release dates, characters and more. The site sources its gaming content both through community contributions and automation.

IGDB was funded by Swedish investors including Almi Invest, Anton Westbergh, Goodbye Kansas Game Invest and Nascent Invest, and has raised almost $2M.