Bohemia Interactive says it isn’t being acquired by Tencent, despite recent reports

June 3, 2020
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DayZ and Arma 3 developer Bohemia Interactive has moved to quash recent reports claiming Chinese conglomerate Tencent had purchased a majority share of the studio.

News of the acquisition first surfaced in a story by tech industry website The Information, which reported that Tencent had acquired a 70-80% stake in Bohemia Interactive for around $260m USD, citing “a person familiar with the matter” as its source.

However, in a new statement released to press, a Bohemia Interactive spokesperson has refuted the website’s claims. “The information in that article is incorrect,” they said, “Tencent has not purchased a stake in Bohemia Interactive and it remains an independent studio.”

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