Schoenherr has advised Facebook, Inc. and Facebook Technologies, LLC on the acquisition of Czech games studio Beat Games s.r.o., which develops and upgrades the Beat Saber virtual reality game. Beat Games was advised by BBH.
Beat Games is a Prague-based game studio established in 2018 by Jaroslav Beck, Jan Ilavsky, and Vladimir Hrincar. The studio's Beat Saber game has already sold 100,000 copies, earning over a million dollars in the first week alone. Beat Games will join Facebook's Oculus Studios as an independently operated studio in Prague.
The Schoenherr Prague team consisted of Partner Vladimir Cizek and Attorneys at Law Jitka Kadlcikova, Helena Hangler, and Eva Bajakova.
The BBH team assisting Beat Games was led by Partner Tomas Sedlacek and included Associate Kristyna Domokosova and Junior Associate Martin Prochazka, among others.