Archive | January 30, 2021

KingsIsle Has Been Sold

KingsIsle Acquisition

On January 18, 2021 KingsIsle announced on their business blog that they had entered into an agreement with Gamigo. for the acquisition of Wizard101 and Pirate101. Gamigo’s official title: Media and Games Invest PLC, is a digital integrated games and media company with a main operational presence in Europe and North America. They purchased KI for $126m USD, plus earn-outs.

That’s all fine and good, but what does that mean for Pirates of the Spiral?

In KI’s announcement they stated “let me assure you that the friendly faces that you’ve come to know and love aren’t changing and we’re full steam ahead on the next updates and laying the foundation for the year to come.” Continue reading