CD PROJEKT announces the acquisition of US-based developer, The Molasses Flood. Founded in Boston in 2014 by Bioshock, Halo, and Guitar Hero & Rock Band series veterans, The Molasses Flood is known for survival and base-building games The Flame in the Flood and Drake Hollow.
“We’re always on the lookout for teams who make games with heart,” says Adam Kiciński, President and Joint CEO, CD PROJEKT. “The Molasses Flood share our passion for video game development, they’re experienced, quality-oriented, and have great technological insight. I’m convinced they will bring a lot of talent and determination to the Group.”
“From the inception of The Molasses Flood, it was our goal to create games that touch and inspire people,” says Forrest Dowling, Studio Head at The Molasses Flood. “When CD PROJEKT approached us about the possibility of working together, we saw an incredible opportunity to reach a much wider audience through a collaboration with a company we love, creating games in worlds we love. We could not be more excited to continue our mission with the support of CD PROJEKT and their incredibly talented team.”
The Molasses Flood will be working in close cooperation with CD PROJEKT RED, but will keep their current identity and will not be merged with existing teams. The studio will be working on its own ambitious project which is based on one of CD PROJEKT’s IPs. Details about the project will be announced in the future.
About CD PROJEKT Capital Group
CD PROJEKT S.A., headquartered in Warsaw, conducts business activities in the dynamically growing global digital entertainment segment. It is the holding company of the CD PROJEKT Capital Group, whose operations are divided into: CD PROJEKT RED, GOG.COM, and SPOKKO.
Video game development is carried out by the CD PROJEKT RED studio, which develops and publishes video games for personal computers and gaming consoles. The studio’s flagship titles include The Witcher series of games, GWENT: The Witcher Card Game and Cyberpunk 2077.
Digital distribution of video games at a global scale is carried out by the GOG.COM platform which sells and delivers game binaries directly to users' devices via the GOG.COM platform and the associated GOG Galaxy application.
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