Supercell has announced their first investment outside of Europe, with its $5 million investment in Redemption Games from Carlsbad, Californial. Supercell says the minority investment is not specifically tied to any publishing deal, but rather is meant to support Redemtion Games create new game IP.

Redemption’s CEO Michael Witz started the company back in 2015 along with Dan Lin and currently employees 11 people. The company had previously been working on puzzle games for Scopely.

The Redemption co-founders have worked together for many years. Prior to starting Redemption Games, Witz and Lin launched Mob Science, the hit game Cookie Jam, and sold that company to Jam City in Los Angeles.

Other investments from Supercell include:

  • February 2018: Trailmix Games – $4.2M
  • May 2017: Space Ape – $55.8M
  • April 2017: Shipyard Games – $2.9M
  • September 2016: Frogmind – $7.8M

Redemption Games Team in Carlsbad, CA

Redemption Games posted the following update on the Supercell investment to their website:

 

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