Psyonix announces acquisition by Epic Games

May 1, 2019Client News

Gunderson Dettmer client Psyonix, a virtual reality video game developer and company behind the hugely popular Rocket League, has announced its acquisition by Epic Games.

In the announcement of the deal, the Psyonix team said “Rocket league always has been and always will be a community-driven game, and now that we have joined forces with Epic, we will be able to serve our community in even bigger and better ways!”

The Gunderson Dettmer deal team was led by Jeff Higgins and included partners Mark Foster, Brendan McCarthy, Steve Ray and John Tolpa, special counsel Heather Aune, of counsel Anna Westfelt, and associates Ryan Gunderson, Michael Deitch, Jackie Cheng, Cameron Jahansouz, Lily Kim, Alex Li, Justin Peters, Richard Sapien and Jie Wang.