“As part of this agreement,” Cheng wrote, “Klei retains full autonomy of creative and operations across all aspects of the studio, including projects, talent, and more.” Cheng cited “a changing industry” as a major factor in his decision.
I love Don't Starve, fantastic game. I own it on every platform I play on. I even own figurines.
Don't Starve Together is, however, still on my bucket list of shame. If anyone wants to play with me ping me.
Tencent, by the way, is huuuuuuge:
This is far from the first time that Tencent, the world’s largest distributor of video games, has made an investment in Western developers and publishers. The massive Chinese company owns Riot Games (League of Legends), and has investments in Epic Games (Fortnite), Activision Blizzard (Call of Duty, World of Warcraft), Paradox Interactive, Roblox, and many others.