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Eidos Interactive

Founded Year



Acquired - II | Acquired



About Eidos Interactive

Eidos Interactive is a videogame developer, consisting of several development studios including Crystal Dynamics, IO Interactive, Beautiful Game Studios and Eidos Montreal, plus sales and distribution offices in Europe and the US. The Group has a valuable portfolio of intellectual property including Tomb Raider, Hitman, Deus Ex, Championship Manager and Just Cause. In April 2009, Eidos Interactive was acquired by Square Enix.

Headquarters Location

4 Brannan Street

San Francisco, California, 94107,

United States

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Expert Collections containing Eidos Interactive

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Eidos Interactive Patents

Eidos Interactive has filed 14 patents.

The 3 most popular patent topics include:

  • Neurological disorders
  • Augmented reality
  • Protein folding
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Related Topics




Augmented reality, Augmented reality applications, Mixed reality, Virtual reality, Multimodal interaction


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Grant Date



Related Topics

Augmented reality, Augmented reality applications, Mixed reality, Virtual reality, Multimodal interaction



Latest Eidos Interactive News

Execution of Share Transfer Agreement with Change to Subsidiaries (Divestiture of Select Overseas Studios & IP)

May 2, 2022

May 02, 2022 05:11 AM Eastern Daylight Time TOKYO--( BUSINESS WIRE )--SQUARE ENIX HOLDINGS CO., LTD. (the “Company”) today signed a share transfer agreement with Sweden-based Embracer Group AB concerning the divestiture of select overseas studios and IP (the “Transaction”). The Company’s primary assets to be divested in the Transaction are group subsidiaries such as CRYSTAL DYNAMICS, INC.; EIDOS INTERACTIVE CORP. and IP such as TOMB RAIDER, Deus Ex, Thief, and Legacy of Kain. At the Company Board of Directors meeting held on 27 April, 2022, the Board resolved to entrust Representative Director Yosuke Matsuda with the right of final decision. All conditions having being met, the share transfer agreement was concluded today. 1. Purpose of the Transaction The Transaction will assist the Company in adapting to the changes underway in the global business environment by establishing a more efficient allocation of resources, which will enhance corporate value by accelerating growth in the Company’s core businesses in the digital entertainment domain. In addition, the Transaction enables the launch of new businesses by moving forward with investments in fields including blockchain, AI, and the cloud. The move is based on the policy of business structure optimization that the Company set forth under the medium-term business strategy unveiled on May 13, 2021. The Transaction will also provide an opportunity to better align our overseas publishing function with our organization in Tokyo, revisit the current governance structure and associated reporting lines, and advance integrated group management with the goal of maximizing the worldwide revenue generated from future titles launched by the group’s studios in Japan and abroad. Going forward, the Company’s development function will comprise its studios in Japan, Square Enix External Studios, and Square Enix Collective. The Company’s overseas studios will continue to publish franchises such as JUST CAUSE, OUTRIDERS, and Life is Strange. 2. Expected to be complete during July and September, 2022. *1: The Company Board of Directors resolved to entrust the final approval of the Transaction to Company Representative Director Yosuke Matsuda. *2: The transaction is subject to various regulatory and other external approvals. 6. Future outlook The Company is currently assessing how the Transaction might impact its earnings for the fiscal year ending March 2023 and will make an immediate announcement should any information warranting disclosure be identified. Advisors Goldman Sachs Japan Co., Ltd., and Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP acted as financial advisor and legal counsel to the Company on this transaction, respectively Contacts

Eidos Interactive Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

  • When was Eidos Interactive founded?

    Eidos Interactive was founded in 1990.

  • Where is Eidos Interactive's headquarters?

    Eidos Interactive's headquarters is located at 4 Brannan Street, San Francisco.

  • What is Eidos Interactive's latest funding round?

    Eidos Interactive's latest funding round is Acquired - II.

  • Who are the investors of Eidos Interactive?

    Investors of Eidos Interactive include Embracer Group and Square Enix.

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