Focus Entertainment

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Focus Entertainment (formerly Focus Home Interactive) is a French video game developer and publisher based in Paris, France. Founded in 1996, Focus has published and distributed original titles such as Sherlock Holmes, TrackMania, Runaway and sports games like Cycling Manager and Virtual Skipper.

Focus Entertainment
FormerlyFocus Home Interactive (1996–2021)
TypePublic
EuronextALFOC
IndustryVideo games
Founded1996; 26 years ago (1996)
Headquarters,
Key people
Christophe Nobileau (President and CEO)[1]
ProductsCity Life series
Cities XL series
Pro Cycling Manager series
Sherlock Holmes series
TrackMania series
Wargame series
RevenueDecrease 142 million[2] (2021)
Decrease €42.2 million[2] (2021)
Decrease €5.9 million[2] (2021)
Total assetsIncrease €251.0 million[3] (2021)
Total equityIncrease €133.7 million[3] (2021)
SubsidiariesDeck13
Dotemu
Douze Dixiemes
Streum On Studio
Leikir Studio
Websitefocus-entmt.com

HistoryEdit

On 25 June 2010, it was announced that Focus had acquired the Cities XL franchise from now defunct Monte Cristo.[4] In 2012, Focus began working with Giants Software, creator of Farming Simulator.[5] In April 2018, then-CEO Cédric Lagarrigue left the company after 20 years.[6]

In June 2020, the company acquired Deck13 for €7.1 million.[7] In April 2021, Focus also acquired Streum On Studio.[8] In August 2021, the company acquired Dotemu for approximately €38.5 million (US$46 million).[9]

On September 6, 2021, Focus Home Interactive rebranded to Focus Entertainment.[10]

In October 2021, Focus acquired Douze Dixiemes.[11]

In February 2022, Focus acquired Leikir Studio, for an undisclosed sum.[12]

GamesEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "FHI | Investors". investor.focus-home.com. Retrieved 17 February 2021.
  2. ^ a b c "FY 2021/2022 Annual Results and Lineup Overview". Focus Home Interactive. 16 June 2021.
  3. ^ a b "ANNUAL RESULTS 2017-2018" (PDF). Focus Home Interactive. 16 July 2018.
  4. ^ "Focus Home Interactive announces Cities XL 2011". Focus Home Interactive. 4 July 2010. Archived from the original on 8 July 2011. Retrieved 21 September 2010.
  5. ^ "Farming Simulator". Focus Home Interactive. Retrieved 4 March 2019.
  6. ^ Dealessandri, Marie (11 April 2018). "Focus CEO Cédric Lagarrigue resigns after 20 years". MCV/DEVELOP. Retrieved 6 September 2021.{{cite magazine}}: CS1 maint: url-status (link)
  7. ^ "Focus Home Interactive acquires Deck13 Interactive". Gematsu. 25 June 2020.
  8. ^ "Focus Home Interactive accelerates its development with the acquisition of Streum On Studio, long-standing partner of the group".
  9. ^ Grubb, Jeff (5 August 2021). "Focus Home Interactive acquires Dotemu to capitalize on retro nostalgia". Venture Beat. Retrieved 5 August 2021.
  10. ^ "Focus Home Interactive, the Publisher of a Plague Tale, is Now Focus Entertainment". 6 September 2021.
  11. ^ "Focus Entertainment acquires Douze Dixiemes". Gematsu. Retrieved 21 October 2021.
  12. ^ "Focus acquires Leikir Studio". GamesIndustry.biz. Retrieved 14 February 2022.

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