Esdevium parent company Asmodee acquires Settlers of Catan - ToyNews

Esdevium parent company Asmodee acquires Settlers of Catan

The new acquisition has lead to the creation of Catan Studio, for which the key function will be to develop and grow the popular Catan brand.
Author:
Publish date:
0 0catan.png

Esdevium parent company, Asmodee has acquired the worldwide English-language publishing and brand rights to Settlers of Catan.

The new acquisition has lead to the creation of Catan Studio, for which the key function will be to develop and grow the popular Catan brand.

Invented in 1995 by Klaus Teuber, the award-winning Settlers of Catan game has sol more than 23 million copies and is translated into 35 languages. Today, Catan is an internationally recognised gaming brand, with English-language today representing over 50 per cent of the worldwide yearly sales.

“Catan is one of the giants of modern board gaming and naturally we are delighted to add it to our portfolio,” said Esdevium Games’ managing director, Steve Buckmaster.

“We are looking forward to working closely on Catan and developing the brand even further moving forward.”

The announcement of the acquisition was made via a press release from the firm. To read the release in full, click here.

Related

Featured Jobs

Copyrights Group

Marketing Manager

The Copyrights Group is one of the licensing arms within The Vivendi Group. Acquired by Vivendi in 2016 Copyrights manages the licensing for a portfolio of properties to include Paddington Bear. Some of the other companies within the Vivendi Group include Universal Music Group, and their licensing arm Bravado, Gameloft and Studiocanal to name a few.