Zordix AB, a Swedish gaming group, has acquired Maximum Games for $42 million in upfront cash and an earn-out of $30 million in cash and shares.

Maximum Games is a video game publisher and distributor with a catalogue of over 300 titles. The firm operates independent publishing label Modus Games and Modus Studios. The deal will serve to expand Zordix’ capabilities and resources.

“With Maximum Games on board, we are now equipped with an incredible infrastructure that has a history of proven success in all aspects of game publishing,” said Matti Larsson, founder and CEO of Zordix.

“We are extremely honored to join Zordix and continue the evolution of both companies hand-in-hand,” added Christina Seelye, founder and CEO of Maximum. “This move enables us to invest in more wholly owned IP, development studios, and the fostering of what we love most – awesome games.”