Acquisition Will Expand Autodesk Games Technology and Interactive Media Business
“The Scaleform acquisition will further Autodesk’s ability to provide customers with more complete workflows to more rapidly develop immersive 3D and casual game experiences,” said Marc Stevens, Vice President, Games, Autodesk Media & Entertainment. “The Scaleform team will bring a wealth of expertise in creating highly optimized runtime solutions for PCs, consoles and mobile devices. We expect the integration of Scaleform to allow us to innovate faster and help further improve the game creation process for online, console, and mobile development.”
“Our combined technologies will not only provide game developers with an improved authoring environment and runtime solution, but will also apply to the broader interactive entertainment industry ranging from film to mobile to the web,” said Brendan Iribe, President and Chief Executive Officer of Scaleform. “We will finally realize our long standing vision of integrating 2D and 3D authoring technology while continuing our commitment to deliver leading-edge real-time graphics solutions to our customers.”
As part of the acquisition, Brendan Iribe, along with Scaleform’s Chief Technology Officer, Michael Antonov, and Chief Operating Officer, Marc Bennett, will join the leadership team in Autodesk Media & Entertainment. Scaleform offices will remain in Greenbelt, Maryland.
This transaction is expected to have no impact on previously issued guidance.
For more information please visit www.autodesk.com/scaleform.
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