Facebook recently completed a new acquisition, incorporating Spanish cloud gaming company PlayGiga. There is talk of a deal of about 70 million euros, this is the price paid for the signing of the agreement.
The transaction would be confirmed directly by the social media giant at CNBC, first tested to report the details, then the facebook Gaming division confirmed the news on the official Twitter account, which we report below.
Cloud gaming services are booming and particularly the focus of media attention, just think of the recent arrival of Google Stadia, Microsoft's future xCloud platform, to move to services known as GeForce Now and others.
PlayGiga is a much smaller reality than the aforementioned giants, however its offer a collection of about 300 games Italy, Argentina, Chile and Spain. Even before the acquisition, the company planned to open up to markets such as Sweden, Austria, the Netherlands and Guatemala.
It is not possible to say whether this acquisition is the confirmation that Facebook wants to enter the cloud gaming segment, but we know that the company is interested in the gaming segment in general, just think of the large acquisition of Oculus in 2014.