Technology

Snap has quietly invested in Fruit Ninja

Snap, the company behind Snapchat, has invested in Australian game studio Prettygreat, according to filings to the Australian Securities and Investments Commission.
Prettygreat games was founded by Australian games industry heads Phil Larsen, Hugh Walters and and Luke Muscat.
Muscat has long been credited as the creator of pivotal mobile games such as Fruit Ninja and Jetpack Joyride.
Larsen, Walters and Muscat established the Prettygreat game studio in 2015.
In June 2018, reports suggested that Snap would launch a gaming platform, allowing people to play games through the Snapchat app.
At the time, The Information reported that one gaming publisher had been lined up to make a game for the new platform, but no further details were forthcoming.