Fandom has purchased GameSpot, Metacritic, TV Guide, and more from Red Ventures
Fandom has acquired multiple sites focused on video gaming and other multimedia entertainment from Red Ventures today, adding millions of pages of content to their portfolio.
The press release announcing the acquisition detailed that the following sites will be acquired:
The release also shares statistics about Fandom's total hosted content before integrating the sites from the acquisition. These statistics include:
300 million monthly active users on Fandom 250,000 Wiki communities 40 million pages of content
These will be combined with the 46 million monthly active users of the sites Fandom is acquiring from Red Ventures in order to "be the fan’s first choice for community and experience." The press release emphasizes the usage data that will be made available for advertisers and the post-acquisition platform's ability to "drive engagement across every step of the consumer journey - reference, community, trends, ratings, reviews, news and commerce."
Further coverage: Fandom news post