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505 signs two-game Starbreeze Studios deal

Ben Parfitt
505 signs two-game Starbreeze Studios deal

Chronicles of Riddick and Syndicate developer Starbreeze Studios has signed a two-game publishing deal with 505 Games.

Previously announced titles Payday 2 and P13 (working title) will both release in 2013 under the agreement.

The former title is a sequel to Sony Online Entertainment’s Payday: The Heist. The latter is being developed in conjunction with Fares and is described as an action-adventure. Both will be will be digital-only releases.

“Our partnership with Starbreeze Studios is a testament to 505 Games’ commitment to working with top development talent,” president, 505 Games’ North American president Ian Howe.

“In addition to working with an amazing studio we are also honoured to partner acclaimed Swedish film director Josef Fares whose creative genius is bringing P13 to life.”

Starbreeze CEO and president Mikael Nermark added: “When we started to plan the next steps for Starbreeze we wanted to find a partner, not just a traditional publisher, and 505 Games fit that criteria. We feel that this collaboration can grow into a long-term partnership.”

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