Keywords Studios furthers its technical capability in automated AI-based games testing with Mighty Games Acquisition
Keywords Studios, the international technical and creative services provider to the global video games industry, today announces it has acquired Mighty Games. This acquisition will further the Group’s strategy as the ‘go-to’ technical and creative services platform for the global video games industry, and bolster its presence in Australia.
Founded in 2013 by studio head Matt Ditton and co-founder Ben Britten-Smith, who will continue leading Mighty Games within Keywords Studios, the studio specializes in the development of automated games testing solutions including its proprietary “Build and Test” platform. Build and Test uses AI technology deployed on multiple machines to automatically test code, detect bugs and defects and report errors on a 24/7 basis. Mighty is based in Melbourne, Australia, and, in addition to games testing solutions, the 21-person team provides game development services for clients including global mobile game developers as well as Australian developers and publishers.
Bertrand Bodson, CEO of Keywords Studios commented:
“We are delighted to welcome the Mighty Games team to Keywords and to be able to offer their impressive automated game testing solutions and expertise to our clients. This acquisition is in line with our strategy to harness innovative technology to do more for our clients and remain at the forefront of our industry. Mighty’s talented game development team further strengthens our game development presence in Melbourne and follows the recent acquisitions of Tantalus and Wicked Witch in Australia. We are really looking forward to supporting Mighty’s team and growth as part of the Group.”
Matt Ditton and Ben Britten-Smith of Mighty Games, commented:
“We are really excited to join Keywords Studios, an industry leading, fast growing business with a global footprint. Ben and Iare looking forward to delivering strong growth with the support of Keywords and helping to offer technology enabled Build and Test solutions to its global client base. We see it as a strong cultural fit and we look forward to working closely with the wider Keywords’ group to drive the combined business forward.”