Glu Mobile acquires PlayFirst

Free-to-play mobile game developer and publisher Glu Mobile has acquired Diner Dash studio PlayFirst.

As part of the deal Glu will take on Playfirst’s debts of $3.55m. The acquisition is expected to be officially completed by the end of May.

The casual game studio’s Dash series of titles, which includes Diner Dash, Cooking Dash, Hotel Dash and Wedding Dash, have been downloaded more than 750 million times.

The next Diner Dash game is expected to be released later this year, with new free-to-play versions of Cooking Dash and Wedding Dash slated for 2015.

Develop has more details.

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