Thirdverse, the Tokyo-based VR game studio behind Swords of Gargantua (2019) and upcoming shooter Frostpoint VR: Proving Grounds, announced that it’s secured $8.5 million in funding, something the company says will allow them to grow and make more VR games.

The Series A funding round was led by JAFCO with participation from Presence Capital, Sisu Ventures, and Incubate Fund.

Originally founded in 2016 as Yomuneco, and later this year rebranded to Thirdverse, the studio has been involved on both the development and publisher side of the VR industry. As Yomuneco, the studio has developed SteamVR puzzle game Enigma Sphere: Enhanced Edition (2017) and multiplayer sword-fighting game Swords of Gargantua. 

Now as Thirdverse, the studio is also taking on…

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