Game of Thrones Ascent developer Disruptor Beam has today announced it has secured $3.2 million in Series A funding. New investors in this round included GrandBanks Capital and Midverse Studios, along with a number of angel investors. Disruptor Beam will using this funding for the continued development of its next game, Star Trek Timelines, as well as for its overall gaming platform.
“These latest investments will help us to further deliver on our vision of creating the most community-centric game company in the world,” said Jon Radoff, CEO and founder of Disruptor Beam, in a statement.
“We build games based on entertainment brands that have the most engaged fan communities. And, we see these communities as just as important as the games themselves. For these reasons, we’re in the process of developing a community platform that will allow cross-game social capabilities and one that will enable players to connect with one another in new, innovative ways.”
Midverse Studios recently announced Disruptor Beam as one of the first two developers in its Invest+Publish program, which sees Midverse helping companies bring their games to the global market via investments and cross-platform technologies.
Star Trek Timelines is in development for release on the web, iOS and Android devices. The game will offer a story-driven experience to players, who will explore the galaxy while building a crew. Additional licensed products are in the company’s queue for future development.