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Wbie Acquires Mobile Games Communications Platform Plexchat

Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment acquired Plexchat, a communications platform for mobile games, it announced on Wednesday. With it, the company hopes to elevate the social experience within its growing catalog of Android and iOS titles by integrating enhanced community features and chat capabilities.

Plexchat was founded in 2015 to provide mobile games with a dedicated community platform, one that leverages the unique aspects of a smartphone.

“Nurturing the connective tissue between players and mobile games has always been the prime focus for Plexchat,” Plexchat CEO and co-founder Shawn Foust. “Being a part of Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment will allow us to continue to do just that — this time armed with even greater resources and access to the most coveted intellectual property in mobile games.”

Foust will join WB Games San Francisco in the newly created role of vice president of central product management. He’ll now be responsible for “overseeing the

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