This acquisition represents the latest step in Activision Publishing's strategy to expand its global leadership position in the music-based genre
Activision Publishing today announced they have acquired FreeStyleGames. The company is currently developing localized downloadable content for the Guitar Hero franchise, as well as a yet to be announced new, intellectual property in the music genre. Under the terms of the acquisition agreement, FreeStyleGames has become a wholly owned subsidiary of Activision Publishing and the company's management team has signed long-term employment contracts with Activision Publishing. The studio will continue to be based in Leamington Spa, U.K.