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Tenno,

Back in July of 2015 our pink-shorted DE_Steve made a post that brought updated information on our Partnership with Leyou, which you can see here:

https://forums.warframe.com/index.php?/topic/493903-partnership-announcement-update/

 

Dearest Tenno,

 

I'm taking a quick break from crunching my face off for Echoes of the Sentient Update to follow up on the announcement from 8 months ago regarding a proposed partnership for Digital Extremes.

https://forums.warframe.com/index.php?/topic/324240-partnership-announcement/

 

This morning news went out announcing the official partnership of DE with Multi Dynamic Games, a subsidiary of Leyou Technologies Holdings Limited. You can find the news here: http://www.hkexnews.hk/listedco/listconews/sehk/2015/0721/LTN20150721806.pdf

 

Nothing new to report other than that. We have been and will continue to operate business and development as usual in our Dojo.

 

Back to building Warframe…

 

-DE_Steve

 

We have a quick update on this news. Leyou, our parent company, just filed notice to purchase the rest of DE according to plan. True to July's statements, we will indeed continue to operate our Dojo and develop as usual, bringing you more and more 'Second Dream' tier experiences to share.

- DERebecca

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More Second Dream tier experience? I sure hope so.

I would like to see a cinematic of Orokin-Sentient war with the discovery of warframes and it's relation with technocyte.

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...Thought they were only purchasing part of DE while you guys kept the rest?

 

Unless I read incorrectly but I remember seeing something like 51% being mentioned.

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Now now everyone. Please don't start another theory witch hunt. Because last year was horrible.

 

Please wait for further information. Don't start posting false theories/Doom comments and bashing the Devs for this.

 

As a fellow Tenno, I beg you. Please understand the meaning of Partnership.

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What's the big deal? I can't understand these doom comments.

 

You know full well you're not going to up and leave just because DE have made a partnership.

Because Sumpo Foods and their associated companies are closely associated with Perfect World Entertainment.

 

Who are widely known for slowly killing every game they touch.

 

EDIT: Plus, unless I misunderstood, when this first came to light we were told that Sumpo would only be purchasing 51% of NON-SHAREHOLDING stocks, and DE would keep the rest. Nothing was said about purchase of the entire company. 

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Because Sumpo Foods and their associated companies are closely associated with Perfect World Entertainment.

 

Who are widely known for slowly killing every game they touch.

 

EDIT: Plus, unless I misunderstood, when this first came to light we were told that Sumpo would only be purchasing 51% of NON-SHAREHOLDING stocks, and DE would keep the rest. Nothing was said about purchase of the entire company. 

 

That's them, and DE is different. They aren't chinese developers who make everything p2w. Chinese players supposedly get very sad/angry when you can't buy your way to the top, which is why any PWE game you see released for us after it's been out in China first, is so 'S#&$ty'

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http://www.bloomberg.com/research/stocks/private/snapshot.asp?privcapId=35489785

"Leyou.com Inc. sells products for pregnant women, babies, infants, and toddlers in China. The company's products include pregnancy care, foods, baby care, articles, garments, beds, gears, toys, books, music, video, and clothing. The company sells its products through Internet, catalogs, and a network of retail shops in China. Leyou.com, Inc. was founded in 1999 and is based in Beijing, China."

 

yes...

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that warframe is no longer ....how to say it .... at Digital Extreme development

If the company has been bought ,what will happen to WF then ?

As a guy who played here for 2 years and spent money ,im waiting for an ANSWER 

 

 

 

DERebecca:  

 

We have a quick update on this news. Leyou, our parent company, just filed notice to purchase the rest of DE according to plan. True to July's statements, we will indeed continue to operate our Dojo and develop as usual, bringing you more and more 'Second Dream' tier experiences to share.

- DERebecca

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What do you mean they weren't bad enough? To me they seem to work perfectly as warframes, is it the Chinese theme that makes you think they don't fit in?

 

Yeah it's generally just the fact that they're so-called "chinaframes" that has a few small-minded people upset about it.

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soooo 

whats in it for us? 

 

I mean as your community, do we get any benefits, with this partnership? 

 

They're giving DE a truckload of money, which they can use for developmental purposes. That's how they were able to afford the new mocap studio, for instance. Money allows for more content, and higher quality content all around.

 

I'm still worried though.

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