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Kixeye Studios to acquire Rise of Firstborn

Addition of the mobile strategy game marks the second acquisition by publisher Stillfront in 2021

Today Stillfront developer Kixeye Studios has announced that it intends to acquire mobile strategy game Rise of Firstborn.

With the acquisition the game formerly known as Iron Throne: The Firstborn will be operated by Kixeye.

Rise of Firstborn was released in May 2018, developed and published by Netmarble Corporation.

"With this transaction, Stillfront continues its journey of asset acquisitions which continues to be a valuable segment in our M&A growth strategy," said chief financial officer of Stillfront America Tim Holland.

"Rise of the Firstborn is an exceptionally strong real time strategy game and we are excited to leverage Kixeye's experience with similar titles to make this game even more successful."

This isn't the only addition that publisher Stillfront has made during the year.

In September the company had acquired mobile game develop Jawaker.

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