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Astragon Entertainment snaps up Independent Arts

The firm's acquisition intents to expand its games offerings and Holger Kuchling will remain on as the studio's CEO.

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Astragon Entertainment, a division of Team 17, announced that it has acquired games studio Independent Arts Software.

Founded in 1990 and based in Germany, Independent Arts has co-developed titles such as Fox n Forests, Horse Farm, and Rail World. The firm brings with it years of experience in porting titles as well.

With the acquisition, Astragon intends to expand the development of new and existing IPs for its games portfolio.

Independent Arts founder and CEO Holger Kuchling will continue overseeing business operations in the same role.

"With Independent Arts, we are pleased to be able to deepen our long-standing collaboration with an established partner in the industry on another level and welcome becoming part of the Astragon family."

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