tinyBuild to develop Bossa Studios’ single player IPs, acquires Konfa Games. I am Bread, I am Fish and Surgeon Simulator IPs added to the portfolio, Bossa to focus on multiplayer titles.
Publisher tinyBuild announced today the acquisition of the IPs for Surgeon Simulator, Surgeon Simulator VR, Surgeon Simulator 2, I am Fish and I am Bread from Bossa Studios. The deal consideration includes an upfront payment of $3m.
Additionally, tinyBuild announced it acquired Konfa Games, developers of Despot’s Game, a roguelike tactical auto-battler that’s coming September 15 to PC and consoles. Konfa Games’ team joined the newly established tinyBuild studio hub in Belgrad, Serbia.
Henrique Olifiers, Co-founder and Gamer-in-Chief of Bossa Studios:
“Since early 2022, Bossa has been focused exclusively in the genre of Co-op PvE, a space where we have a lot of ideas for innovative gameplay and shared experiences for the players.
Together with tinyBuild, we found a path that allows Bossa to dedicate its full attention to its new projects, while ensuring Surgeon Simulator, I Am Bread and I Am Fish have a new home that understands what makes these games tick as well as we do”.
Bossa franchises delivered total revenues of $6.0m in 2021.
Alex Nichiporhik, CEO and Co-Founder of tinyBuild:
“We continue investing into expanding our portfolio of our own IP and today’s deals are a unique opportunity to bring both Konfa’s talented team of developers in-house and to add the amazing Bossa intellectual property to the tinyBuild portfolio”
The maximum deal consideration is up to $5.4m, split approximately in 40% cash and 60% newly issued tinyBuild shares.
tinyBuild has been working with Konfa Games for two years as the publisher of Despot’s Game, a title successfully released into Steam Early Access in October 2021. Version 1.0 is scheduled for launch on PlayStation 5, PlayStation 4, Xbox Series X/S, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch, and PC via Steam and Epic Games Store, on 15 September 2022.