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FRVR, based in Lisbon, Portugal, has acquired free-to-play first-person shooter Krunker.io.
Already played by over 200 million unique players worldwide, Krunker.io is a popular shooter with full modding support that can be played anywhere, without having to install the game.
Launched in 2018 by Swiss game developer Sidney de Vries, Krunker has become the most popular post-app store game today. FRVR’s platform has reached more than 1.5 billion players so far, which has led to a recent 76 million fundraiser, and it plans to use its resources to accelerate Krunker’s reach and performance.
“Krunker.io is a wonderful game with a great community of players,” Brian Meidel, CEO of FRVR, said in a statement. “The Krunker team has done a wonderful job of building a world-class game, and we look forward to helping the team by putting the FRVRs platform, team and release machine behind it to take it to the next level. This is exactly the kind of partnership we have created for FRVR. “
In Krunker.io, you can shoot your way through 12 rotation maps to get rewards or play one of 50,000 custom maps and games. Cranker also features a rich economy with thousands of skins and items to unlock, sell and trade.
“We are very excited to join the FRVR family. They fully understand our vision for Krunker and we are all on the same page about our infinite potential ahead, “Krunker.io founder D Varis said in a statement. And that brings with it tons of additional resources and support for the technical challenges, QA, community interaction and sandbox features. We’ll have a lot more energy to focus on creating great games for our players. “
FRVR is a game platform building a web-based ecosystem. It was started by Middle and Chris Benjamin Sein in 2017 and now has more than 100 employees in its six offices.
Luke Alvarez, the founding managing partner of Hero Capital, said: “The scale of FRVR and the caliber game of Krunker.io, combined with the ability to show what FRVR really is capable of, and the ability to place games absolutely everywhere without any installation.” “I think this will be transformative for both Cranker and FRVR.”
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