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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 believes VR success will come from outside the home

The early focus on virtual reality in the home has distracted from where its real success will come. That’s the belief of Starbreeze’s chief technology officer Emmanuel Marquez, who told VentureBeat that dedicated gamers will not be the catalyst of the technology’s eventual rise. Since day one I knew it …

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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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Starbreeze net revenue up 58%, ‘over the moon’ with Dead by Daylight

Starbreeze has released it full year-end report for 2016 and its net revenue for the year was up 58 per cent year-on-year, reaching 345.5m Swedish Krona (SEK) (or 31m). The publisher had a particularly healthy Q4 as well, with net revenue totalling 99.4m SEK (8.9m), showing a growth of 103 …

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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 and 505 Games join forces to bring Dead by Daylight to retail

Starbreeze and Behaviour Digital have joined forces with 505 Games to bring he PS4 and Xbox One versions of its asymmetrical multiplayer horror title Dead by Daylight to retail later this year. Starbreeze will publish the game on digital platforms for PS4 and Xbox One, as per its announcement in …

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