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Unity Technologies files for IPO

Unity has 1.5 million users and is used to create over half the games released, but the firm still made a loss of $163.2 million last year.

Tuesday, August 25th, 2020

Unity acquires Artomatix

AI-driven tools developer's material-processing tech to be integrated in Unity, but will remain available for other game engines.

Wednesday, March 11th, 2020

Adobe acquires Medium

Firm acquires VR modelling and painting app from Facebook. Some staff to move to Adobe to work on the 'next generation of 3D tools'.

Tuesday, December 10th, 2019

Epic Games acquires Quixel

All 10,000-plus Megascans assets to be made free to Unreal Engine users; Quixel Mixer and Bridge to be released free for everyone.

Tuesday, November 12th, 2019

ftrack acquires Cospective

Production tracking firm buys Academy Award-winning creator of shot review tools. What does the deal do for cineSync and Frankie?

Thursday, November 7th, 2019

Apple acquires IKinema

Motion capture technology firm's middleware and IKinema Action plugin for Maya are no longer available for sale on its website.

Thursday, October 10th, 2019

Boris FX acquires Silhouette

Compositing effects plugin and planar tracking developer buys Academy Award-winning rotoscoping and roto paint tool.

Monday, September 9th, 2019