Take-Two Interactive acquires Dynamixyz, leader in facial animations and motion capture

The parent company of Rockstar Games, 2K Games, 2K Sports, Private Division, Ghost Story Games, Social Point and Playdots strengthens with the acquisition of Dynamixyz.

This new acquisition of the French facial animation specialist is the company’s latest strategic initiative to invest more in its internal development capabilities and pursue its goal of being the most creative, innovative and efficient entertainment company. Dynamixyz will function as a division of Take-Two Interactive and will work exclusively for the studios of the American publisher. Gaspard Breton will continue to oversee the structure and will report to Scott Belmont, Executive Vice President and Chief Information Officer of Take-Two Interactive.

Dynamixyz’s revolutionary facial analysis technology and services are a highly complementary and strategic addition to our world-class publishing and development structure.“Said Michael Worosz, Executive Vice President and Head of Strategy and Independent Publishing at Take-Two Interactive. “Gaspard Breton and the talented team at Dynamixyz have a well-deserved reputation for providing the widest and most intelligent range of facial motion capture solutions to the entertainment industry, and their work has captivated millions of people around the world. entire, from the box office to the living room. We’re excited to have them join our team, incorporate their proprietary technologies and creative wonder into our future offerings, and continue to evolve their capabilities and solutions.

Dynamixyz had collaborated with Rockstar Games and Visual Concepts before its takeover by Take-Two Interactive

Founded in 2010 in Cesson-Sévigné (Ille-et-Vilaine department) in France, Dynamixyz owns and operates a suite of cutting-edge proprietary tools and technologies in motion capture, facial analysis and 3D processing. comprehensive, which combines computer graphics, computer vision and machine learning. Over the past decade, the studio has been a valued partner in the gaming entertainment industry. Far Cry 6, Ghost of Tsushima, Red Dead Redemption 2 and NBA 2K21, the animated series Love, Death & Robots as well as the film Avengers : Endgame.

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