Gearbox Entertainment


Gearbox Entertainment Company is a Frisco, Texas–based award-winning, independent developer and publisher of interactive entertainment. With a mission to entertain the world, Gearbox was founded in 1999 by game industry veterans and its first release was Half-Life: Opposing Force.

Gearbox Entertainment is composed of 4 units:

Gearbox Software, a creative developer of multiple original AAA game titles and franchises.

Gearbox Publishing, the publishing unit has over the past few years established itself on the North American scene, focused on bringing titles from top independent developers to market.

Gearbox Studios, which oversees and guides full maximization of their IPs and transmedia including the development of television, motion picture, and other related adaptations of their intellectual property.

Gearbox Properties supports the vision of Gearbox Entertainment by guiding the collective vision, the creation growth, and strategy of Gearbox Entertainment universes, characters and products, and serves as a coordination unit for transmedia and business units for their valuable IPs.

Gearbox Entertainment became part of Embracer in April 2021, forming the 7th Operative Group.

Segment PC / Console Games
Hq Frisco (TX), USA
Internal Studios 7*
Internal Headcount 1 543
CEO Randy Pitchford
Founded 1999
* These numbers are updated every quarter in connection with our interim reports.

Key Releases

Commercially and critically successful games and game franchises including the Borderlands franchise, Brothers in Arms, and Tiny Tina’s Wonderlands, as well as acquired properties Duke Nukem and Homeworld.

/ Operativa koncerner


Embracer Group är en global koncern med kreativa, entreprenörsledda verksamheter inom PC, konsol-, mobil- och brädspel samt andra relaterade medier. Koncernen har en omfattande spelportfölj med över 900 ägda eller kontrollerade varumärken.

Bolaget har huvudkontor i Karlstad och global närvaro genom de elva operativa koncernerna: THQ Nordic, PLAION, Coffee Stain, Amplifier Game Invest, DECA Games, Gearbox Entertainment, Easybrain, Asmodee Group, Dark Horse Media, Freemode och Crystal Dynamics – Eidos. Koncernen har 111 interna studios och engagerar över 12 000 medarbetare i fler än 40 länder.