Overview

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Status
Acquired by on November 2, 2015
IPO / Stock
Went Public on Mar 26, 2014 / NYSE:KING
Headquarters:
London
Description:
King.com is an interactive entertainment company that provides online games for global portals, websites, and other media companies.
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Categories:
Android, Digital Entertainment, Software, Mobile
Website:
http://company.king.com
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Company Details

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Founded:
August 1, 2003
Aliases:
Midasplayer.com
Contact:
+44 20 3451 5464
Employees:
251 - 500 | 14 in Crunchbase

King.com is an interactive entertainment company for the mobile world, with people all around the world playing one or more of its games. It has more than 180 titles in 14 languages, and its games include Candy Crush Saga, Farm Heroes Saga, Papa Pear Saga, Pet Rescue Saga, and Bubble Witch Saga.

The company has over 324 million average monthly users, across web, social and mobile platforms. It has casual games with a broad appeal, which are easy to learn and challenging to master, allowing people to play for a moment, then move on with their day, and pick up their game later. King.com’s games are also synchronized across platforms, allowing players to switch seamlessly between devices and platforms and continue their game wherever they left off, so they can play anywhere, any time, and on any device.

King.com makes its games available for free, while players can purchase virtual items priced relative to the entertainment value they provide. The company embeds social features in its games that improve the player experience.

King.com has six game studios in Stockholm, Barcelona, Bucharest, Malmö, and London, along with offices in San Francisco and Malta. It was founded in 2003.

Funding Rounds (1) - $43M

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DateAmount / RoundValuationLead InvestorInvestors
Sep, 2005$43M / Series A2

Investors (2)

Acquisitions (3)

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DateAcquiredAmount
Feb 12, 2015$150M in Cash & Stock
Aug 13, 2014Unknown
Mar 13, 2012Unknown

Current Team (14)

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Board Members and Advisors (1)

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Products (7)

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Offices/Locations (3)

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  • Stockholm Office

    Stockholm,

    SWE

  • Stockholm Office

    Stockholm,

    SWE

  • Headquarters

    London,

    GBR

Images (5)

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