Tripwire Interactive renews retail partnership with Koch Media for global distribution

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Tripwire Interactive renews retail partnership with Koch Media for global distribution

Sydney, Australia, February 11, 2020 – Publisher and developer Tripwire Interactive is delighted to announce the renewed cooperation with Koch Media / Deep Silver, Inc. for their upcoming shARkPG Maneater, as well as Chivalry 2 – announced for PC back at E3 2019 as a 2020 release. More information will follow later. Koch Media / Deep Silver will handle all retail related publishing activities for the 2020 lineup across worldwide markets.

We are happy to renew the partnership with Tripwire Interactive for the upcoming release of Maneateras well as other additional projects”, says Koch Media CEO Dr. Klemens Kundratitz. “Our teams which already successfully launched Killing Floor 2 worldwide are striving to support the team at Tripwire Interactive with all of our distribution and marketing experience for their upcoming lineup.

John Gibson, CEO of Tripwire Interactive adds: “We are excited to be expanding our relationship with Deep Silver to bring the innovative title Maneater and additional titles to retail this year. Deep Silver’s depth of experience and broad reach at bringing great games to stores make them a great partner for our upcoming games.”

Maneater sends players on a journey of discovery through unknown seas. The innovative title was already in the spotlight of various game events in 2019. The Day One version of Maneater which features the special evolution bonus,can already be preordered in selected stores.

About Tripwire Interactive

Formed in 2005 as a humble independent developer founded by gamers who found success in the video game modding community, Tripwire Interactive has developed and self-published multiple critically acclaimed titles in the wildly popular Killing Floor and Rising Storm franchises, which have collectively sold over 20 million units to date. The studio’s latest project, Maneater, breaks new ground in the popular action RPG genre and finds players taking on the role of a deadly shark with the uncanny ability to evolve as it feeds.

Since then, Tripwire Interactive has expanded its business and now turns its experience and resources to include publishing titles spanning multiple platforms and genres from other talented independent studios. The publishing division aims to help like-minded independent studios bring their titles to market, including Chivalry 2 developed by Torn Banner Studios, Espire 1: VR Operative developed by Digital Lode, and Road Redemption developed by EQ Games and Pixel Dash Studios.

About Deep Silver

Deep Silver develops and distributes interactive games for all platforms. The Deep Silver label means to captivate all gamers who have a passion for thrilling gameplay in exciting game worlds. Deep Silver works with its partners to achieve a maximum of success while maintaining the highest possible quality, always focusing on what the customer desires.

Deep Silver has published more than 200 games since 2003, including its own brands like the open world extravaganza Saints Row, the zombie action franchise Dead Island, and the grim post-apocalyptic future of the Metro series. Upcoming highlights from Deep Silver include Dead Island 2. Deep Silver also owns the development studios Deep Silver Dambuster Studios in Nottingham, UK; Deep Silver Fishlabs in Hamburg, Germany, Deep Silver Volition based in Champaign, IL, USA, Warhorse Studios based in Prague, Czech Republic and Milestone s.r.l. in Milan, Italy. For more information please visit

About Koch Media

Koch Media is a leading producer and distributor of digital entertainment products (games, films and software). The company’s own publishing activities, marketing and distribution extend throughout Europe, North America and Australia. The Koch Media group has more than 20 years of experience in the digital media business, and has risen to become the number one publishing partner in Europe. It has also formed strategic alliances with numerous games and software publishers: Bethesda, Capcom, Codemasters, Kaspersky Labs, Konami, Koei Tecmo, Milestone, Sega, Square Enix, etc. in various European countries. With Headquarter in Höfen, Austria Koch Media owns branches in Germany, England, France, Austria, Switzerland, Italy, Spain, the Nordic regions, Benelux, Australia, Czech Republic, Poland and the United States.

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