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Blacktail Developers The Parasight to Receive Backing from Tencent

The studio THE PARASIGHT has welcomed Tencent as a minority investor in the company.

Tencent will leave full autonomy of creativity and operations across all aspects of the studio. Theve include talents, projects, publishing rights, and IP ownership; this partnership will support the studio on long-term growth and building a best-in-class development team.

According to Bartosz Kaproń, CEO & Creative Director:

“I’m excited for everything the future holds for this partnership—with this, THE PARASIGHT joins the ranks of top-tier developers who have Tencent’s backing. We are an experienced team, but a young studio. Having Tencent with its experience and vast technological background invest in our vision, BLACKTAIL and future projects shows incredible faith in our team, and we aim to honor that trust. Bartosz Kaproń

Tencent will leave full autonomy of creativity and operations across all aspects of the studio, including projects, talent, publishing rights, and IP ownership in our hands while opening doors around the world. The partnership is oriented on supporting the studio on long-term growth and building a best-in-class development team.

He added:

“In two years we’ve tripled our dev team and built a brand new IP from scratch. Our first franchise, only months ahead of launch, is attracting attention from all over the industry. Announced via IGN Showcase and featured at The Game Awards ID@XBOX demo event, we’re aspiring for BLACKTAIL to be one of 2022’s most creative next-gen premium indie experiences. Current industry support and recent Tencent involvement indicate that there is ground for future developments in that particular genre. This is still the beginning of our journey.” Bartosz Kaproń

Source: Press Release
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