Sumo, which has studios in the United States and four other countries, said Tencent has agreed to provide relevant documents to obtain approval from CFIUS, which is responsible for evaluating the transaction to ensure that it does not harm US national security. Tencent announced an increase in Sumo in July
The remaining equity of the Group. Sumo said the company and Tencent are in contact with CFIUS to obtain approval before the end of this year.
Sumo has offices in Sheffield, Nottingham, Newcastle, Leamington Spa and Warrington in the United Kingdom. The Pipeworks studio in Oregon is also under the umbrella of Sumo. They are also the mother of The Chinese Room, the developer of The Chinese Room. company. Its representative games include “Azabuzai Adventure”, “Forza Motorsport: Horizon 2”, “Little Big Planet 3”, “Disney: Infinite”, “Team Sonic Racing” and so on.
As the world’s largest video game company, Tencent has been controversial for many years, but its influence remains undiminished. Tencent already owns 8.75% of Sumo, and also has a large number of Western game publishers, such as “League of Legends” Riot, “Clash of Clans” Supercell and “Fortnite” Epic Games. Tencent even holds a 5% stake in Activision Blizzard.