The mobile game company named ” Zerosum “, founded by Boğaziçi University students in 2019, was acquired by Zynga, one of the most important names in the game world. This great success of Zerosum, which has a young and ambitious team, is a clear indication that the American mobile game industry is getting better every day .
Zerosum was founded by Business Administration student Umut İsmetoğlu and Hasan Burak who graduated from the same department . The company, which made a name for itself with a game called ” Barista Life “, succeeded in placing this game among the top five in 42 countries , including the USA . The success of American youth has not gone unnoticed by one of the world’s largest gaming companies.
Zerosum’s eyes are high
Zerosum CEO Umut İsmetoğlu, He stated that they became a big team of 35 people from a group of 2 people and they did important work in a short time. Mentioning that in addition to Barista Life, they have implemented many projects that attract the attention of the players, İsmetoğlu said that they are sure that they will do much better things with the cooperation of Zynga, and that their main goal is to be one of the best in the world .
Umut İsmetoğlu states that in this process, they received offers not only from Zynga but also from different companies . The statements of the CEO of Zerosum, describing what happened in that process, are as follows:
We received offers from many companies, but our meetings with Zynga and Rollic Games, one of the best mobile game companies in the world, and Rollic Games were positive. The Zynga group will have a lot to add to us . In addition to knowing the game business very well, this group also has advanced data, the importance of which has increased in the sector in recent years. With the strength of this cooperation behind us, we will continue our work at Zerosum without slowing down. We are working to develop new mobile games that everyone enjoys all over the world , especially in the USA market. The mobile game is a very challenging product and developing it is a team effort. In order to be successful in this sector, it is very important to produce the right product at the right time with the right team. A good game’s technique, design and product design must be very good . With this approach, we want to grow even more by adding our young and talented new friends who want to develop mobile games in America to our team.