Odyssey Interactive scores $19M for Omega Strikers launch



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Odyssey Interactive — an indie recreation growth studio based by ex-Riot Video games growth leads — has raised $19 million in a collection A spherical.

The studio launched an open beta for Omega Strikers, its debut title, in September. The title is a free-to-play 3v3 aggressive knockout striker. The sport attracts inspiration from Rocket League’s format and League of Legend’s character-based fight.

At launch, the sport was the highest 61 most offered video games on Steam. This success may be owed to its Twitch viewership and its aggressive Creator VS occasion.

The studio plans to completely launch Omega Strikers in February 2023, together with simultaneous releases on cell and console. Fortunately for gamers, Odyssey Interactive plans to incorporate full cross play and cross development at launch. This manner gamers can get pleasure from Omega Strikers on their platform of selection.

Makers Fund lead the spherical with Anthos Capital, Andreesen Horowitz (a16z) and Mitch Lasky collaborating. It’s clear these traders valued the workforce’s prior expertise engaged on stay service video games.

“The Odyssey Interactive workforce has an impressively well-rounded, hands-on expertise in growing, transport and operating stay service video games,” stated Ryann Lai, Associate at Makers Fund. “The launch of their first title, Omega Strikers, showcases their capability to create an endearing IP and to execute with the nimbleness, precision and savvy vital to achieve as we speak’s extremely aggressive content material market.”

Moreover, Omega Strikers could have two main updates on November 17 and December 8 earlier than launching in February 2023.

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