Take-Two’s Private Division Acquires OlliOlli World Developer Roll7


One of Take-Two Interactive’s publishing labels, Private Division, is setting its sights on increasing with its very first studio acquisition, OlliOlli World developer Roll7. Although the phrases of the acquisition deal weren’t revealed, Private Division had already been scheduled to publish Roll7’s upcoming game and the businesses had been well-known to one another.

Now previously indie studio Roll7 was fashioned again in 2008 by trio Simon Bennett, John Ribbins, and Tom Hegarty. Their early years had been spent making a wide range of cellular and PC titles, together with a game known as Focus Pocus that helped enhance conduct in 7-13 yr outdated kids with ADHD. Roll7 made its console debut in 2013 with OlliOlli, following up two years later with the sequel OlliOlli 2: Welcome to Olliwood. There was additionally cover-based shooter Not a Hero and multiplayer battle enviornment game Laser League. Now Roll7 is returning with a special perspective on its common skateboarding franchise within the type of OlliOlli World, which is because of be launched in between January and March 2022.

Private Division is publishing the upcoming OlliOlli World, which is able to include new “neon candy dream” cartoon-ish graphics, character customization, and improved gameplay that features new trick alternatives. Roll7’s Bennett stated of the deal:

Private Division has been an unimaginable publishing associate for OlliOlli World, and we’re elated to proceed to develop as a studio as a part of the label. Private Division has empowered our superb crew to boost the bar on our creativity and scope for OlliOlli World. Joining the label places us in an awesome place to proceed to develop and to set our sights on attaining our ambition to turn into a pre-eminent world videogames developer.

Executive Vice President and Head of Private Division Michael Worosz was equally as complementary:

We’re thrilled to welcome Roll7 to the Private Division household. As a crew keen about motion sports activities ourselves, seeing how Roll7 combines the joys of competitors with the zen of attaining flow-state in a videogame is exceptional, and we are able to’t wait to indicate the world this phenomenon with our launch of OlliOlli World this winter.

The acquisition is in impact now, and OlliOlli World is about for launch someday earlier than the top of March 2022.

[Source: Take-Two Interactive]