Koch Media acquires singing game developer VOXLER
Embracer Group AB’s indirectly wholly owned subsidiary Koch Media GmbH, Höfen, has today entered into an agreement to acquire the Paris and Marseille based Voxler SAS, a leading developer of music and karaoke games. Nicolas Delorme will function as Studio Head to drive the development of future new titles, and iterations of well-known franchises such as the Let’s Sing series.
The acquisition includes the development studio and all intellectual property rights.
“Joining the Koch Media family is a very important step for our studio. Having been managed as an independent studio, built on the enthusiasm of its team members and specialized in music games, we are pleased to bring our experience and knowledge to the company group, with whom we have had a strong business relationship for the last ten years. The combination of our experiences will help us to offer increasingly exciting games for our fans, extending the frontiers of the music genre in the gaming sector“ states Nicolas Delorme Studio Head at Voxler SAS.
Dr. Klemens Kundratitz, CEO Koch Media GmbH adds: “We are delighted to welcome the team from Voxler to the family. After a long relationship in publishing across selected Koch territories, the acquisition is a natural step to further extend and expand our product portfolio in specialized segments of the gaming and entertainment market. I am sure that the combined knowledge of our companies will open new opportunities within the music gaming market and underlines our growth ambitions as global entertainment content provider across all genres, target groups and distribution channels.”
Voxler is a French developer of music games. The company was created in 2005 and the team focuses its energy on developing great music games based on advanced technology. Voxler develops or has developed several games on all platforms including Switch™, PlayStation®4, Xbox One®, iOS, Android and PC. The team’s key commitment is to give players unforgettable moments in high-quality games.
The critically acclaimed Let’s Sing series thrills karaoke fans every year not only with its track list packed with international superstars but also with the love of local heroes the team at Voxler puts into the selection of songs and artists for selected territories to give every community its own unique karaoke experience.