The acquisition is Linden Lab's second of the year and follows the company's acquisition of Blocksworld, an iPad game soon to be released globally
Linden Lab, the makers of shared creative spaces including Second Life, announced that it has acquired Desura, a digital distribution service for PC gamers. The service will continue uninterrupted for current customers as the team and technology become a part of Linden Lab.
The free Desura application can serve and patch games, mods, and add-ons directly for customers around the world. Developers and publishers can share news, images, videos, and other content through their profiles, while every member of the Desura community can post comments, submit reviews, and upload screenshots from their own playing experiences.