Tencent buys back 4 Blood, developer Guiyan Studio

Tencent announced today that by acquiring Slamfire, the parent company of Back 4 Blood developer Turtle Rock Studios, it has added another game studio to its stables.

Turtle Rock will continue to “operate independently” outside of its current California office, with co-founders Phil Robb and Chris Ashton at the helm. The studio said that the acquisition will expand its scale and expand its ambitions for Back 4 Blood.