[TechUkraine news] Playrix launches new studio with Daily Magic in Kharkiv

Playrix, a top 3 mobile gaming company, will open new office in Kharkiv after acquiring the gamedev studio Daily Magic.
  • Gardenscapes’ developer Playrix has established a new remote studio with developer Daily Magic. Currently the studio works remotely between the US, Ukraine, and Russia, with plans to open a new studio in Kharkiv in Ukraine.
  • Daily Magic is the first Playrix studio to join its group as a co-developer and has already began working on Playrix’s casual puzzle game Homescapes. Daily Magic was founded 10 years ago as an indie studio and later went on to develop games for consoles, before reverting back to its roots as an indie dev studio. The studio has developed over 30 titles, including Witching Tower VR, Sender Unknown: The Woods, and the Dark Dimensions series.

Playrix chief business development officer Maxim Kirilenko: “It gives us great joy to welcome the Daily Magic studio to Playrix. We are certain that the high potential of the team, combined with Playrix’s experience and expertise, will be realised through work on our legendary hits such as Homescapes.”

Founded in 2004 by Dima and Igor Bukhman, Playrix is a mobile game and casual game developer for PC focusing on free-to-play games for smartphones and tablets.
In 2019, Playrix becomes the biggest gaming company in the CIS, M&A plus the option to work remotely allow Playrix to grow even more rapidly, which secures our position as one of the top five mobile gaming companies in the world.

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