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Starbreeze and Acer announce new capitalisation plan for StarVR

Starbreeze and Acer have announced a new capitalisation plan for its virtual reality headset, StarVR. Under the new agreement, Acer will now contribute $5m to the joint venture and increase its interest to 66.7 per cent. Starbreeze, meanwhile, will be relieved from its remaining captial commitment of $7.5m and its …

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Starbreeze appoints new head of IR and corporate communications

Starbreeze Studios has appointed Ann Charlotte Svensson as head of investor relations and corporate communications. Previously, Svensson was head of group communications at finance group Catella, and previously served as senior consultant at Hallvarsson and Halvarsson, where she was an advisor in financial communication assignments. In her new role, Svensson …

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Starbreeze’s StarVR headset to enter mass production late 2017

Starbreeze is to begin mass producing its StarVR headsets later this year, the company revealed in its full year report for 2016. For now, the publisher will continue to distribute and prioritise development on the current version of the headset to its key partners, but there’s been interest from "multiple …

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Psychonauts 2 to be published by Starbreeze

Starbreeze has signed a publishing deal with Double Fine for Psychonauts 2, the company announced this morning. Starbreeze will be investing $8m to bring the game to PC and console via digital distribution. Psychonauts 2 was successfully funded through crowd-funding last year on Fig, and Starbreeze says it will be …

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Starbreeze buys Payday rights from 505, scraps microtransactions

Payday 2’s controversial microtransactions have been scrapped as part of a deal that sees developer Starbreeze assume complete control of the franchise. The Swedish studio has said that it has acquired the full rights to the game from 505, which itself acquired a financial stake in the developer in early …

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Brothers: A Tale of Two Sons lands next month for PS4, Xbox One

Starbreeze’s award-winning puzzle platformer Brothers: A Tale of Two Sons is set to arrive on PS4 and Xbox One next month, publisher 505 Games has announced. The title will release digitally worldwide for Microsoft and Sony’s current-gen consoles on Wednesday, August 12th– with the versions packing the official soundtrack, art …

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