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Focus Entertainment partners with BlackMill Games to expand the WW1 Game Series

Isonzo is the third game in the WW1 Game Series.

BlackMill Games and FOCUS ENTERTAINMENT are delighted to announce the agreement to acquire M2H’s majority stake in WW1 Game Series B.V. by Focus Entertainment.

Jos Hoebe (BlackMill Games), WW1 Game Series’ Founder and Creative Director, will own the remaining 33,33% stake and continue running the studio. The studio will proceed solely as BlackMill Games B.V.

Based in the Netherlands and composed of 15 passionate creators, WW1 Game Series became the 6th development studio to join the Focus group.

WW1 FPS Isonzo is the third game in WW1 Game Series, this time set on the Italian Front. Players will experience mountain warfare during the First World War as Italy clashes with the Austro-Hungarian Empire! A new Offensive game mode with multi-map battles offers a novel experience for fresh recruits and returning veterans!

“This acquisition constitutes a great addition to Focus Entertainment’s portfolio and its federation of talents. The studio has already shown strong DNA and identity and has proven to be an expert on delivering immersive, authentic, and realistic multiplayer FPS experiences with its WW1 Game Series – one of the references of First World War shooters.” declares Christophe Nobileau, CEO of Focus Entertainment. “We’re looking forward to working with Jos and his team and to continue delivering new unique experiences.”

“I’m proud and excited for the upcoming launch of Isonzo and by teaming up with Focus Entertainment, which is a larger and more experienced partner and will help the series to reach its full potential. WW1 Games Series will undoubtedly benefit from Focus’s track record in FPS genre,” says Jos Hoebe, CEO of BlackMill Games. “The fans of our games can expect the same dedication and passion that we have delivered the past ten years with Verdun and Tannenberg but elevated to new heights with Isonzo and this partnership.”

“It’s an exciting time with this acquisition, the Isonzo launch, and the opportunity to begin full focus on our new adventure with M2H,” adds Matt Hergaarden of M2H. “We know the WW1 Game Series is in the capable hands of Jos and Focus Entertainment and believe that together they can make the series bigger than ever. While we’re eager to start work on an exciting new project, we will make sure to hand over our knowledge and expertise in the coming year so that there is a smooth transition. We’re looking forward to seeing where the new owners will bring the WW1 Game Series.”


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