Embracer Group's latest earnings report reveals that the company is planning to maintain a blistering pace of acquisitions in 2022.
The update changes up food mechanics, scales blocking power with max health and also buffs Tower Shields to knock back foes.
Tower Shields will now knock back enemies that strike it, providing a slower but much more defensive option for tank-minded players.
Over 1.1 million units were sold from April to June 2021. Iron Gate Studios is currently working on Hearth and Home, the game's first major update.
The Swedish based video game holding continues to expand with eight new acquisitions including DigixArt, Force Field, Easy Trigger and more.
Housemarque CEO Ilari Kuittinen says the "usual suspects" from Sweden, China, and the United States were also looking to acquire the studio.
And in discussions are various stages with over 150 companies in total.
And establishes another one from scratch.
Gearbox officially becomes another publisher under the expanding group.
Tarsier will move on to new IPs under Embracer's ownership.
The second half of 2021 will also see the company releasing more games than usual.
Coffee Stain is also confirmed to have a minority ownership in Iron Gate AB.
Multiple Xbox insiders claim Gearbox were being looked at by Microsoft as potential acquisition candidates.
Gearbox's recent merger with the Embracer Group "does not change" 2K's relationship with the company.
Aspyr Media has also been acquired by the holding company.
Including Flying Wild Hog, Coffee Stain North, Purple Lamp Studios, and more.
4A Games want to make sure that the Metro multiplayer experience is "done right."
Embracer Group are more than pleased with how things have turned out for the game.
The company continues to expand with eight acquisitions recently announced.
The parent company of THQ Nordic and Deep Silver have a lot on their plate.