Video games developer Supersolid raises $4M Collection A spherical led by Index Ventures

Supersolid, a London-based cell video games developer with greater than 50 million downloads underneath its belt, is greatest identified for the smash hit video games like ‘Tremendous Penguins’, ‘Journey City’ and ‘Pororo Penguin Run’. It was created by a group of extremely skilled cell and social video games veterans with backgrounds in EA, Playfish, Glu and Macrospace. That seems to be a strong mixture as a result of the corporate has now raised a $four million Collection A funding spherical, led by Index Ventures.

Yesterday it additionally launched Dwelling Avenue, its new dwelling ornament, and life simulation recreation. Suppose Sim Metropolis with dwelling furnishings meets Shaker (assuming anybody will get that reference!). After being the featured “Greatest New Recreation” Apple App Retailer globally in addition to the getting into the highest spot for “New Video games” on the Google Play retailer globally, the corporate says it achieved 200,000 installations within the first 24 hours of its launch.

The funding can be used to increase the corporate’s 30 particular person group in London, and develop Dwelling avenue by signing partnerships with leisure, retail and way of life manufacturers. Within the recreation, gamers design their dream dwelling all the way down to the final element. It’s additionally a social community the place gamers collaborative and chat with one another (therefore my Shaker comparability). CEO Ed Chin says the sport is a “deep, participating and interactive world.”

Ben Holmes, Enterprise Associate at Index Ventures, commented: “This funding underscores our perception within the group and their method for making enjoyable and distinctive video games.”