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Sega to buy 96.3% of Angry Birds game developer

08/11/2023 - 03:36

Sega is one of Japan's top producers of video games and associated technology.

The maker of the well-known smartphone game Angry Birds, the Finnish firm Rovio, will sell 96.3% of its shares to the Japanese conglomerate Sega. 

"We are notifying that our group company Sega Europe Limited will acquire approximately 96.3% of Rovio's shares, making it a company within our group," Sega’s statement reads.

Sega is one of the biggest producers of video games and associated gear in Japan. Rovio became famous after issuing its video game Angry Birds.