July 2, 2021

Willkie advised Take-Two on the acquisition of Dynamixyz, a world-class leader in video-based facial animation services.

Take-Two Interactive Software, Inc. announced that it has acquired privately-held Dynamixyz, a world-class leader in video-based facial animation services. Founded in 2010 in Cesson-Sévigné, France, Dynamixyz owns and operates a suite of leading-edge, proprietary motion capture, facial-analysis, and full 3D processing tools and technology that combines computer graphics, computer vision, and machine learning. Over the past decade, Dynamixyz has been a valued partner of the entertainment industry, including Take-Two's wholly-owned labels, Rockstar Games and 2K, and has worked on such acclaimed projects as Red Dead Redemption 2 and NBA 2K21, the animated series Love, Death & Robots, and movies, including Avengers: Endgame.

Take-Two's acquisition of Dynamixyz is the Company's latest strategic initiative to invest further in its internal development capabilities and to continue its goal to be the most creative, innovative, and efficient entertainment company.

Headquartered in New York City, Take-Two Interactive Software, Inc. is a leading developer, publisher, and marketer of interactive entertainment for consumers around the globe. They develop and publish products principally through Rockstar Games, 2K, Private Division, Social Point, Playdots, and Nordeus. Their products are designed for console systems and personal computers, including smartphones and tablets, and are delivered through physical retail, digital download, online platforms, and cloud streaming services.

The Willkie deal team was led by partner Gabriel Flandin and included associates Louis Jambu-Merlin and Camille Barrabino.