Last updated on August 16th, 2019
THQ Nordic has announced their acquisition of Darksiders III developer Gunfire Games along with two other companies.
THQ Nordic Acquires Darksiders III Developer Gunfire Games As Well As Other Companies
The developer Gunfire Games has been acquired by THQ Nordic. Last year Gunfire released Darksiders III and are to release a co-op souls inspired shooter Remnant From the Ashes later this month. At the moment it is unknown if they will continue to work on the Darksiders franchise.
THQ Nordic acquires Gunfire Games!
To put it in THQ Nordic’s words: “We are stoked to have Gunfire on board and are very excited about our collaborative future and the projects we will realise together.”
To put it in Fury’s words: “Welcome to the family, I guess…” pic.twitter.com/0NACzYHF3x
— THQ Nordic 🔜 gamescom (@THQNordic) August 14, 2019
Another acquisition was made for Goodbye Kansas Game Invest who have a number of early-stage investment studios such as Palindrome Interactive, Fall Damage, Neon Giant, Kavalr and Framebunker. THQ have also gained royalty rights to the upcoming launch of Biomutant with this addition.
Lastly was the acquisition of Milestone s.r.l., an Italian developer which specialises in racing games. They have upcoming releases such as Ride 3 and MotoGP 19. Milestone have shared they have fives games currently in development. So far these are the only acquisitions that have been announced, according to an article by Dualshockers, THQ Nordic raised over $200 million to be put towards future acquisitions.
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