The game studio “Singularity 6” received $30 million in Series B financing led by FunPlus, and the social game product “Paria” will be launched

A new virtual social form will be realized in the world view of Paria.

After this round of financing, the company plans to expand the size of the team and officially launch its first game “Paria”. It is understood that “Paria” has now entered the pre-alpha testing stage.

Prior to this, Singularity 6 studio had completed a US$16.5 million Series A financing led by Andreessen Horowitz. At that time, the studio did not disclose the details of the first game, only emphasized that the game has the characteristics of multiplayer games and virtual community construction. Last month, Singularity 6 exposed the first official trailer of “Paria”, which showed a lot of gameplay.

The game studio "Singularity 6" received  million in Series B financing led by FunPlus, and the social game product "Paria" will be launched

Picture source: “Paria”

“Paria” is a social simulation online game. The content background combines medieval themes and “Zelda-like” style. The game prefers social gameplay such as “Animal Crossing” instead of fighting experience. . After creating your own character, the player can play in the game as a species “human” that is regarded as dead by other creatures in the world, and begin to build his own career and prestige, whether as a gardener, chef, homeowner, adventurer or Other roles.

? Today when Roblox triggered the capital market to conduct research on MetaVerse, the social and open gameplay of “Paria” has also begun to attract more people’s attention. FunPlus Chief Strategy Officer Dong Ruibao said that FunPlus Venture was attracted by Paria because it is not just a game, but a “social space where players can find a sense of community and build friendship.”

Singularity 6 mentioned in the publicity process that “Paria” is a game “designed to create community, friendship and a true sense of belonging”; Jonathan Lai, partner of a16z, said in a statement, This upcoming work has the characteristics of “warm and full of vitality” in the gaming experience.

The game studio "Singularity 6" received  million in Series B financing led by FunPlus, and the social game product "Paria" will be launched

Picture source: “Paria”

Simply put, the freedom of gameplay, player personal development and social experience is not only the focus of the design and development of Paria, but also one of the reasons why investors recognize the concept of Singularity 6.

Anthony Leung, CEO of Singularity 6, was the director of Riot Games, the developer of “League of Legends”. He said: “The strong response from the community has inspired our work to provide an immersive online world where players can experience To our own sense of belonging. Creating such an experience is a huge workload, but with the support and encouragement of community users, we are more motivated than ever.”

The game studio "Singularity 6" received  million in Series B financing led by FunPlus, and the social game product "Paria" will be launched

Picture source: “Paria”

Introduction of Lead Investor:

FunPlus is a global company with over 100 million players in markets around the world; the company has nearly 2,000 employees in 3 continents and more than 8 countries; recently, FunPlus acquired the game studio Imagendary studios. Mr. Dong Ruibao is a board member, strategy expert and consultant of Funplus. He has more than 20 years of experience in the game industry. He is promoting the rapid development of FunPlus’ global strategy and is fully responsible for the implementation of the strategy.

The game studio "Singularity 6" received  million in Series B financing led by FunPlus, and the social game product "Paria" will be launched

Dong Ruibao, Chief Strategy Officer of FunPlus

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