News THQ Nordic acquires Wreckfest developer Bugbear Entertainment

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Kevin Dooley

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Game: Wreckfest

Platform: PC, PS4, XBox One

Publisher: Bugbear Entertainment, THQ Nordic

Release Date: 2019 (PS4 & XONE)

THQ Nordic continues to expand with their latest acquisition of Bugbear Entertainment – the developers of Wreckfest.

According to reports, THQ Nordic has acquired 90% of Bugbear Entertainment’s shares, with an option available to acquire the full 100% in the future.

The deal includes the development studio and all intellectual property rights including the demolition derby themed Wreckfest title which released for PC in June 2018 and is currently scheduled for a console release next year.

Last year, THQ Nordic stepped in as the publisher for the digital distribution channels for Wreckfest which has been one of the best performing games published by THQ Nordic on Steam since launch.

THQ Nordic has made it clear that they want to make long-term investments to support Bugbear Entertainment’s future growth.

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