Avalanche Studios and THQ Nordic are on the hunt again – theHunter: Call of the Wild™ 2019 Edition announced
Coming to PC and consoles on October 16th 2018
Vienna, Austria; Stockholm, Sweden, September 3rd 2018: Passionate digital Hunters all over the world have brought home their prey since theHunter: Call of the Wild™ was released in 2017. Through the idyllic German farmlands of Hirschfelden, the Layton Lake District in North America or the icy Medved-Taiga National Park in Siberia, hunters have proven their skills. But soon it will be time to be challenged with the largest and most dangerous animals in the wild and savage landscapes of the Vurhonga Savanna in Africa.
This latest, upcoming DLC will already be part of theHunter: Call of the Wild™ 2019 Edition, that will include the main game as well as all previous DLCs plus the new Vurhonga Savanna for an SRP of $39.99 on PC and $44.99 on consoles. theHunter: Call of the Wild™ 2019 Edition will be available soon for PC, PlayStation®4 computer entertainment system and the Xbox One family of devices including Xbox One X.
About Avalanche Studios
Avalanche Studios is the original creator of the award-winning Just Cause franchise, and most recently released Just Cause 3 (published by Square Enix). Just two months earlier, it released Mad Max (published by Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment). The studio has also created acclaimed twin stick shooter Renegade Ops (published by SEGA), self-published free-to-play service theHunter Classic (developed by subsidiary Expansive Worlds) with more than 7 million registered players across 190 countries, as well as theHunter: Call of the Wild. Avalanche Studios, which is based in Stockholm and New York City, was founded in 2003 by Christofer Sundberg and Linus Blomberg. The studio develops games created using the proprietary Apex – Avalanche Open World Engine, enabling huge open worlds filled with emergent gameplay.
About THQ Nordic
Founded in 2011, THQ Nordic is a global video game publisher and developer. Based in Vienna (Austria) and Karlstad (Sweden), with subsidiaries in Germany, Sweden, and the USA. THQ Nordic brands include Darksiders, MX vs. ATV, Red Faction, Titan Quest, Biomutant, and many more.
THQ Nordic is meant to represent a core approach of doing much more than “owning” a highly competitive portfolio of IPs. It revolves around cherishing them, and aligning them with the very best development resources to expand upon them with the level of experience that communities and established fan bases expect and deserve.
The company’s internal development studios are:
- Grimlore Games GmbH based in Munich (Germany)
- Rainbow Studios Inc. based in Phoenix, Arizona (United States of America)
- Mirage Game Studios AB based in Karlstad (Sweden)
- Foxglove Studios AB based in Stockholm (Sweden)
- Black Forest Games GmbH based in Offenburg (Germany)
- Pieces Interactive AB based in Skoevde (Sweden)
- Experiment 101 AB based in Stockholm (Sweden)
Since July 2018, HandyGames (Giebelstadt, Germany) is part of the THQ Nordic network and perfectly complements the setup of the rest of our group as the new “go to”-publisher for small- and midsized developers and projects. The company has a very strong background in VR and publishing of mobile games.
THQ Nordic shares are publicly listed on Nasdaq First North Stockholm under the ticker THQNB:SS with FNCA Sweden AB as its Certified Adviser. For more investor-related information, please visit: http://www.thqnordic-investors.com/en/