In order to consolidate its presence in the world of racing eSports, Motorsport Games announced the acquisition of Studio397, the company that created the rFactor 2 simulation platform.
Motosports Games, now a leader in the development of eSports racing games, has reached an agreement for the acquisition of Studio397 which created the rFactor 2 platform. Studio397 will continue to work on the simulation platform providing Motorsports Games with the physics and management models for the future activities.
Motosports Games and Studio397 teamed up already
Motosports Games and Studio397 had already teamed up for various motorsport eSports events such as the 24 Hours of Le Mans Virtual Race and the Formula E Race at Home Challenge. “We have been working with the Studio397 team for a long time on both game development and esports,” said Motorsport Games President Stephen Hood. “This is an acquisition that, once completed, makes perfect sense to all parties. and we are delighted to have agreed to join the Motorsport Games family. “
Motorsports eSports are on the rise for this Motorsports Games has moved by acquiring Studio397 to confirm more and more leadership in this rapidly growing sector. “Buying rFactor 2 and the experience behind it will represent a huge progress for us. We will bring our experience and knowledge to maximize the potential of the rFactor 2 platform and at the same time have exclusive access to its best technology for our future projects, “said Dmitry Kozko, CEO of Motorsport Games.
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Let’s not forget that one of Motorsports Games’s shareholders is former Ferrarista and two-time World Champion Fernando Alonso, who has learned about this acquisition with great satisfaction. “The level of simulation and driving feel offered by rFactor 2 are second to none,” he said. “I am delighted that Studio397 and rFactor 2 will join our Motorsport Games family and I am sure we will enjoy a great success together.”