THQ Nordic Australian Publisher 18point2

THQ Nordic announced yesterday the acquisition of the developer responsible for the RPG acclaimed title Kingdom Come: Deliverance, Warhorse Studios. Today the announced another acquisition, this time the one of the largest Australian publisher, 18point2.

“THQ Nordic and Koch Media will through the acquisition access an established platform on an exciting and growing market. We see great opportunities to establish us on a new market and through local engagement being able to offer the use of THQ Nordic’s global channels to Australian game developers. We look forward to working with Roger Clarke and his team,” said Lars Wingefors, Group CEO THQ Nordic.

Meanwhile, Roger Clarke, Managing Director of 18point2 added “I am delighted that 18point2 is joining Koch Media, as well as the broader THQ Nordic family. We share a singular focus on delivering the absolute best for our partners, as well as a shared commitment to our people. I am looking forward to building on the amazing work of the 18point2 team up until now, as we explore the exciting opportunities that lay ahead”.

THQ Nordic has been snapping up franchises and studios left and right. The aforementioned Warhorse Studios we reported on yesterday added to a long list that’s only growing by the week, it seems. It also added TimeSplitters, Kingdoms of Amalur, developer Coffee Stain, and a series of other outfits to its umbrella over the past few months, so we’re interested in seeing what all this positioning in the market will lead to.

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