In the first half of 2021 alone, the video gaming industry has broken records for the most valuable deal-flow in its history, totaling $60 Billion. Here are the eleven largest-ever acquisitions in gaming through July of this year.

11) Zynga acquires Peak Games for $1.85 Billion

10) Facebook acquires Oculus for $2.0 Billion

9) Electronic Arts acquires Glu Mobile for $2.1 Billion

8) Microsoft acquires Mojang Studios for $2.5 Billion

7) Nuverse acquires Moonton for $4 Billion

6) Flutter Entertainment acquires FanDuel for $4.18 Billion

5) Network Technology acquires Playtika for $4.4 Billion

4) Ctech acquires International Game Technology for $4.7 Billion

3) Activision Blizzard acquires for $5.9 Billion

2) Microsoft acquires ZeniMax for $7.5 Billion

1) Tencent acquires Suprecell for $8.6 Billion

Gaming is on pace to eclipse $100 billion in investment and M&A by years end, and many experts agree the trend is just beginning.

Big gaming companies are acquiring smaller players at unprecedented rates, and eye-popping valuations. While 2021 is already the “Year of Gaming”, 2022 promises to be even bigger.

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