Having re-listed on the London Stock Exchange in June 2014, its most recent full-year figures in October 2014 showed the business had boosted revenues by 31 per cent and moved out of an operating loss to a profit of ?24.8m.To further increase its growth, GAME has shelled out ?20m for Multiplay ? a business that was founded in 1997 and has organised in excess of 150 gaming events in the UK and overseas. Clients include Electric Arts and Ubisoft, with its largest event ? Insomnia ? attracting 67,000 people in 2014. Explaining the acquisition further, GAME CEO Martyn Gibbs said: ?The world of live events, eSports and multiplayer gaming is growing rapidly and one we have been looking to enter for some time. ?By acquiring Multiplay we are benefitting from nearly two decades of experience, during which time Multipay has built an exceptional reputation and leading position in its markets. Multiplay has a great management team and fantastic culture ? their passion and enthusiasm for games is infectious.? Read more about the computer games market:
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