Volley Acquires Voxion to Expand Portfolio of Entertaining Voice Experiences.
Volley, the voice-controlled entertainment network, announced today its acquisition of Voxion, a leading developer of phone-connected games for voice platforms. The acquisition enables Volley to rapidly accelerate its growth and continue expanding its portfolio of interactive voice entertainment properties.
The Voxion team of five, led by teenage developers, will bring deep expertise in designing and creating multiplayer products across voice, web, visual and mobile devices to Volley. Voxion developers pioneered innovative visual experiences on Amazon Alexa with their “Mutter Nonsense” and “Speak Easy” games, and recently collaborated with Volley on its latest game titles “Are You Smarter Than a 5th Grader” and “Family Duel”.
Voxion’s team and technology will empower Volley to grow its position in interactive audio entertainment. The acquisition itself bringing Volley’s current headcount to in excess of 30.
“We’re excited to team up with the creative and highly-skilled team at Voxion, and look forward to releasing entertaining new titles at an even faster pace,” said Max Child, CEO and co-founder of Volley. “As we continue investing in visual experiences, this integration of top-class visual voice design talent marks an important milestone for Volley as a company.”
“Volley is a leading and trusted pioneer in voice and we’re thrilled by the opportunity to create new compelling voice experiences together,” said Matthew Gillen, CEO and co-founder of Voxion. “We firmly believe that voice will be the next big wave in content development, and Volley’s invaluable support and resources will help us reach new heights of interactivity together.”
Since its founding in 2016, Volley has been on a mission to make everyday life a little more entertaining. Volley builds voice-controlled entertainment experiences on smart devices such as Google Home, Amazon Alexa and smartphones. From trivia games like “Song Quiz” to storytelling games like “Yes Sire,” Volley’s highly popular games make home entertainment more accessible, engaging and fun. Founded by Max Child and James Wilsterman, Volley is based in San Francisco. For more information, visit volleythat.com.