RedLynx, best known for their XBLA hit Trials HD
, have been acquired by Ubisoft. Yves Guillemot, chief executive officer at Ubisoft, spoke on the topic of the acquisition:
The team at RedLynx has developed exceptionally strong digital brands that stand out for their high replay value, their long tail sales and their multiplatform positioning. We are delighted to welcome RedLynx to the Ubisoft family. Their expertise in asynchronous online games and physics-based game mechanics provides us with a great opportunity to bring their powerful brands, most notably Trials, to an even broader range of fast-growing digital platforms.
This acquisition positions Ubisoft to increase their presence in the realm of digital distribution. RedLynx's next title, Trials Evolution
, is set to release in the next few months, now under the Ubisoft banner.