Nordisk Games acquires 40% share of Metroid: Samus Returns developer MercurySteam

December 23, 2020
December 23, 2020 Darren

Nordisk Games have become a minority shareholder in MercurySteam, taking a 40% share in the company responsible for developing Metroid: Samus Returns with Nintendo, which released back in 2017. MercurySteam have confirmed the news in a recent blog post, welcoming Nordisk Games as their new partner. The blog also shares quotes from Enric Alvarez (CEO and co-founder of MercurySteam) that both parties shared the same DNA, ambition and objectives; and from Nordisk Games Senior Partner Martin Walfisz that his company was very proud to have the company join their portfolio. Walfisz also confirms that MercurySteam have new games currently in development that are promising and exciting.

We warmly welcome Nordisk Games as a new MercurySteam partner. Since the first time we met with them, we were very clear that both parties shared the same DNA, ambition and objectives and we are convinced that we are entering a new era of consolidation and growth for our studio. The saying “The best is yet to come” takes on all its meaning now – Enric Alvarez, CEO and co-founder of MercurySteam

After meeting the founders and team at MercurySteam we immediately recognized their fantastic talent and creativity at work. The studio is undoubtedly one of the premier PC and console game developers in Europe, and we’re very proud of having the company join our portfolio. MercurySteam’s track record speaks for itself, and the games they now have in development are extremely promising and exciting – Martin Walfisz, Senior Partner at Nordisk Games

Source: MercurySteam blog

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