Board Game Arena is a site where you can play all sorts of board games, and it is available in dozens of languages.
The 10 year-old site had a strong 2020, as you might imagine and had a 600% growth spurt. That takes the user base to five million players.
This week, Asmodee the giant board game company gobbling distributor, announced it had bought Board Game Arena. We’re told that BGA will keep its current management and pricing won’t change.
Grégory Isabelli and Emmanuel Colin, BGA co-founders, told press;
Working with Asmodee allows us to continue our massive growth, with a partner that shares our love and passion for board gaming. Asmodee fulfils a non-criteria for us: that BGA is always run by absolute board game fans whose core business is board game.”
Thomas Koegler, Head of Strategy at Asmodee, added;
Our growth is based on one crucial commitment: offer the best gaming experience to consumers and bring our brands to the widest audience.
Having a platform that allows players from all over the world to meet, play their favourite games together or discover new games is a natural fit alongside our amazing catalogue of board games. Skull and Splendor will be in the coming weeks the first of a long list of Asmodee releases on the platform: we hope that players will enjoy them!”
The financial details of the deal were not disclosed.
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