Rockstar games which is a New York-based games developer has now agreed to acquire the Dhruva Infotech Pvt Ltd, Indian game developer and game art production Studio Dhruva Interactive from the Swedish Games developer Starbreeze AB.
The transaction is also most likely to be concluded in the few days, according to the company statement.
Rockstar games revealed that the Dhruva team will also be going to operate alongside its team of about 500 members at its office in Bangalore. “The addition of the Dhruva team… will expand the studio’s capabilities and reinforces our belief and commitment to the local development community,” said Daniel Smith, Studio Manager, Rockstar India.
Rajesh Rao, CEO, and founder of Dhruva Interactive said: “Our studio was created with the aim of creating a world-class game development community in India, and so bringing the Dhruva team under the Rockstar Games label is proof that we have succeeded.”
Dhruva Interactive which is founded in the year 1997 is regarded as the India first game development studio. The Bangalore based employed around 300 developers which are having it’s specializing in various aspects of the design and art.
Source: Rockstar Games