Embracer Group Gains Rights to Lord of the Rings, Hobbit, Other Studios

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The Embracer Group has announced via press releases that they have acquired the rights to several IPs and studios.

Headlined by the literary works of J.R.R. Tolkein, the list of acquisitions also includes Limited Run Games, Singtrix, Tuxedo Laps, and Tripwire Interactive. The video game rights for Lord of the Rings and the Hobbit have been up for sale since February.

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Embracer Group also acquired Eidos, Crystal Dynamics, and other assets a few months ago. “Multiple” additional announcements are expected to be made at Gamescom next week.

In total, the amount of currently in-development projects at Embracer Group now totals 220. Twenty-five are listed as “AAA games,” one of which is “highly anticipated” and will be released in the Fourth Quater of 2022. Presumably, this will be one of the Gamescom announcements.

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The bevy of in-development projects offsets the news of the Knights of the Old Republic remake being delayed indefinitely.

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Limited Run Games is best known for helping to publish physical game releases alongside independent digital titles. They will operate as an independent subsidiary alongside the newly formed “Embracer Freemode” operative group, which will be focused on retro gaming and collectibles.

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Singtrix is a studio known for vocal processing effects. The technology is used for various forms of karaoke, gaming, and entertainment. They will also become a subsidiary “Embracer Freemode” operative group.

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