Medical technology company has acquired video game surgery training company , whose games are being used to how to treat COVID-19 and other emergencies. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.
The outcome is a good one for , which makes mobile games that the company said are being used by more than 600,000 medical professionals. Chicago-based Level Ex has 100 employees, while Munich-based Brainlab has 1,400.
CEO Sam Glassenberg said in an interview with GamesBeat that his company will operate as a wholly owned subsidiary and continue to hire people in the U.S.
“This is the first major acquisition of a video game studio by a major international healthcare company,” said Glassenberg. “So the impact of games in healthcare is no longer theoretical.”