Founded in 2009, Tequila Works is known for a number of works, including RiME, Deadlight, GYLT, The Sexy Brutale, The Invisible Hours, and the upcoming Song of Nunu: A League of Legends Story.
“We are delighted to ally with a partner that allows us to make Tequila Works a stronger studio with access to all the resources required to produce titles of the highest quality, all made with the care and passion our beloved fans know us for as well as the opportunity of bringing these projects to a wider audience,” said Tequila Works chairwoman Luz Sancho in a press release.
Tencent Games Global vice president of partnerships Pete Smith added, “Tequila Works’ creativity and attention to detail has resulted in titles that have delighted audiences around the world. We look forward to working alongside the team and building on these foundations to deliver on its exciting ambitions for future games.”
Tequila Works CEO Raul Rubio said Tencent “respects our independence and creative freedom,” and that its newfound partnership “will allow us to focus on taking the originals IPs we are known for to greater heights.”