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Steve Bailey | October 05, 2015
Square Enix has cancelled its preorder scheme for its forthcoming title, Deus Ex: Mankind Divided. Due for release in early 2016, the game was accompanied by an ‘Augment Your Preorder’ initiative, which involved a multi-tiered selection of rewards, and whose extent would expand based on the number of users that signed up. The scheme was announced at the end of August, and closed just over a month later.
Steve Bailey | October 02, 2015
We’re pleased to release our third quarterly publication of games-based M&A and funding deal activity. Attached is a summary table of over 1,000 deals that have taken place within or around the games space, from the outset of 2010 through to the end of Q3 2015, accompanied by detail of country, deal value and round, where available. Our Q3 coverage offers 76 new deals, and some expanded highlights of the quarter are enclosed in the full article.

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