Gearbox Acquires Lost Boys Interactive, the studio that helped develop Tiny Tina's Wonderlands

Gearbox Acquires Lost Boys Interactive, the studio that helped develop Tiny Tina's Wonderlands

Gearbox today announced the acquisition of Lost Boys Interactive, a development studio with over 220 employees with offices in Madison, Wisconsin and Austin, Texas.
Lost Boys Interactive was founded in 2017, but has already contributed to such popular games as Gearbox's Tiny Tina's Wonderlands, Visual Concepts' WWE 2K22 and other heavyweights like Call of Duty and Playerunknown's Battlegrounds.Randy Pitchford, founder of The Gearbox Entertainment Company, stated:Lost Boys is an incredible studio with industry-leading talent that continues to raise the bar for what gamers expect from their favorite franchises.
I am thrilled that Chase, Rod, Sean, Mark and my old friend Tim, along with all the incredible talent at Lost Boys, will have an immediate and positive impact on the games being secretly developed at Gearbox Software.
I am also eager to give this great team the opportunity to provide their world-class development services to partners and allies in the larger gaming industry.Sean Nivens, CEO and co-founder of Lost Boys Interactive, will report to Gearbox President Steve Jones.
Nivens said in a statement:We founded Lost Boys with a dream of working on products that will be recognized and loved around the world.
We are incredibly excited to join Gearbox and continue to do what we do best - create amazing games that entertain and inspire others.Lost Boys Interactive plans to expand further, with a target headcount of over 350 employees by 2024.
It will operate independently of Gearbox, working in tandem with it on full-fledged projects.

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