The Leading Early Stage Gaming VC

We Love Gaming

We invest early into the most promising free-to-play game studios and games services startups from across the globe.

We live to help ambitious and passionate entrepreneurs create the next $100M+ gaming powerhouse.

The Play Principles

We Invest Early

Founded by successful gaming entrepreneurs, we identify winning teams and invest in them even before they have products.

We Support Founders

We provide tailored support through our unique network, from recruitment, to design, fundraising, and more.

We Love Collaboration

We encourage and facilitate sharing amongst our portfolio founders, and co-invest with the best gaming VCs from across the globe.

Bigger Games CLOSES $6M ROUND LED BY Index Ventures  

Istanbul's Bigger Games has raised a $6M round led by Index Ventures, who have backed the likes of Roblox, King, and Supercell. Play Ventures led the pre-seed round and participated in the new round.

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Redhill Games Raises $11.4m Toward First Project

Play Ventures portfolio company Redhill Games has raised $11.4M in an investment round led by Makers Fund. Play Ventures participated in the new round as well.

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Mainframe Industries Raises $8.3M For Cloud-Native Games From Andreessen Horowitz, Riot Games, Play Ventures, And More

The Finnish-Icelandic gaming studio founded by former CCP, Remedy Entertainment, and Next Games veterans, is developing an unannounced, cloud-native, massively multiplayer online game.

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Traplight Secures $9M In Funding And Launches 'Battle Legion' GLOBALLY

Finnish mobile firm Traplight Games has raised $9M to scale their trail-blazing game 'Battle Legion'. EQT Ventures led the investment, with further participation from Play Ventures, Initial Capital, and Heartcore Capital.

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