InfestStation developer Atom Switch has obtained an funding of $3.4 million from Hiro Capital and 1Up Ventures.
Both enterprise funds have been placing their cash into smaller, unbiased builders. Last 12 months, Hiro Capital invested $15 million into cellular and cross-platform studios Snowprint, Happy Volcano, and Double Print Games. 1Up’s portfolio additionally contains Double Loop, together with Splitgate developer 1047 Games.
“Put merely, InfestStation is a recreation the Hiro group had been determined to play from the second we heard the pitch,” mentioned Hiro companion Spike Laurie. “Atom Switch offered an extremely compelling tackle the cooperative survival style. We are thrilled to have the ability to assist them in constructing their imaginative and prescient and a video games studio of the longer term.”
InfestStation is a PC and console FPS the place gamers scavenge derelict spaceships. It’ll be the primary recreation from the developer, which was based in 2013.
Studio founder and CEO Dan Sandberg mentioned that with the funding from Hiro and 1Up, the six-person group will keep away from crunch be capable of deal with high quality of life for itself and its gamers. “This participant and developer ahead method is based on a framework of mutual respect, transparency, inclusion, accountability, and belief,” wrote Sandberg. “These are issues that shouldn’t be a novel idea, they need to be the norm.”