Private Division has announced that they have acquired video game developer Roll7. Based in London, the BAFTA award-winning studio is currently developing OlliOlli World to be published by Private Division and planned for launch this winter during Take-Two’s fiscal fourth quarter ending 31 March 2022. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.
Roll7 is a multi-award-winning studio that is best known for the OlliOlli series. The studio is currently working on the upcoming OlliOlli World and have additional unannounced projects in development. Private Division will support these future endeavors and empower Roll7 to continue creating their signature “flow state gaming” experiences that embody their distinctive style and ability to achieve commercial and critical success.
“We’re thrilled to welcome Roll7 to the Private Division family. As a team passionate about action sports ourselves, seeing how Roll7 combines the thrill of competition with the zen of achieving flow-state in a videogame is remarkable, and we can’t wait to show the world this phenomenon with our release of OlliOlli World this winter,” said Private Division executive VP and head Michael Worosz.
“Private Division has been an incredible publishing partner for OlliOlli World, and we’re elated to continue to grow as a studio as part of the label. Private Division has empowered our amazing team to raise the bar on our creativity and scope for OlliOlli World. Joining the label puts us in a great position to continue to grow and to set our sights on achieving our ambition to become a pre-eminent global videogames developer,” said Roll7 Co-CEO Simon Bennett.