Sega Buys Endless Legend Dev Amplitude, Becoming One Of Biggest PC Strategy Publishers

Written by Stuart Thomas on Tue, Jul 5, 2016 12:49 PM
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Sega’s strange march to become kings of PC gaming continues apace with the acquisition of Endless Legend developer Amplitude Studios. The French outfit gained fame for its Endless series of strategy games and roguelikes, including Endless Space, Endless Legend, and Dungeon of the Endless.

"Joining the SEGA family represents the culmination of five years of hard work from myself and Romain and everyone here at Amplitude Studios" said Amplitude co-founder Mathieu Girard. "For the Endless series to be alongside PC franchises with such heritage as Total War and Dawn of War in the SEGA Europe stable puts our games where we feel they deserve to be."

Endless Legend is regarded is one of the finest 4X strategy games in existence and still has ongoing support, while the studio also plans to release Endless Space 2 later this year.

It now means Sega is easily one of the largest publishers in PC gaming, and certainly when it comes to strategy. It now owns Amplitude along with Company of Heroes and Dawn of War 3 developer Relic, and of course Total War maestros Creative Assembly.

We've certainly come a long way from Sega's heady days as console manufacturer and the heights of Sonic. Clearly its PC gaming strategy is paying off handsomely as it keeps getting more invested in fringe developers, so long may it continue. 

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05:27 Jul-06-2016

Hope you guys can dodge


Tons of dlc about to be thrown at you

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21:31 Jul-05-2016

noooooooooooo wel that means RIP

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13:28 Jul-05-2016

I just hope they don't pull a Total War, since they publish that too. AKA, adding things that should have already been in the game as DLC.

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13:16 Jul-05-2016

Is this good or bad? I personally know very little about Sega.

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15:05 Jul-05-2016

bad when it comes to DLC practices, thats for sure.

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15:24 Jul-05-2016

Well, crap

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13:09 Jul-05-2016

Wow, I remember owning one of their crappy consoles and I realize how far they've come. I've spent a great amount of time playing games on their consoles.

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