Miniclip acquires Eight Pixels Square

UK mobile developer joins Swiss development and publishing outfit

Swiss mobile developer and publisher Miniclip today announced the acquisition of Eight Pixels Square.

Acquired from Outplay Entertainment for an undisclosed sum, Eight Pixels Square is a UK mobile developer founded in 2012.

The 50 person studio is best known for its mobile shooter Sniper Strike: Special Ops, which has over 35 million global downloads.

"Our work with Outplay has given Eight Pixels Square a fantastic platform for future growth," said studio director Hugh Binns.

"To now join the Miniclip family is a thrilling step forward for the evolution of Eight Pixels Square, and allows us to tap into untold resources and opportunities under Miniclip's guidance."

Miniclip CEP Jurgen Post added: "With Eight Pixels Square as part of Miniclip, we now have an incredibly experienced resource base that can expand our offering into the mobile shooter genre, and we're thrilled to see what the team delivers next."

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