THQ Nordic acquires the Outcast IP

THQ Nordic today announced the acquisition of the intellectual property “Outcast” from the three original creators of the game.

Outcast is an action-adventure video game originally developed by Belgian developer Appeal and was first released by Infogrames for PC in 1999. Outcast has been critically acclaimed and named the "Adventure Game of the Year" by GameSpot in 1999. Since 2015, the original creators of the game have revived Appeal Studios, to work on remasters, remakes and new games based on the Outcast universe.

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Lars Wingefors, Co-Founder and Group-CEO
Tel: +46 708 471 978
E-mail: lwingefors@thqnordic.com

About THQ Nordic
THQ Nordic develops and publishes PC and console games for the global games market. The company has an extensive catalogue of over 100 owned franchises, such as Saints Row, Goat Simulator, Dead Island, Darksiders, Metro (license), Titan Quest, MX vs ATV, Kingdoms of Amalur, Time Splitters, Delta Force, Alone in the Dark, Wreckfest amongst many others.

The group has a global presence, with its group head office located in Karlstad, Sweden and with three divisions; Deep Silver/Koch Media, THQ Nordic and Coffee Stain. The group has fifteen internal game development studios based in Germany, UK, Finland, USA and Sweden and engages close to 2000 people.

THQ Nordic's shares are publicly listed on Nasdaq First North Stockholm under the ticker THQN B with FNCA Sweden AB as its Certified Adviser; info@fnca.se, +46-8-528 00 399

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Embracer Group is the parent company of businesses developing and publishing PC and console games for the global games market. The group has an extensive catalogue of over 130 owned franchises, such as Saints Row, Goat Simulator, Dead Island, Darksiders, Metro, MX vs ATV, Kingdoms of Amalur, TimeSplitters, Satisfactory and Wreckfest amongst many others.

With its head office in Karlstad, Sweden, Embracer Group has a global presence through its three operative groups: Koch Media GmbH/Deep Silver, THQ Nordic GmbH, and Coffee Stain AB. The group has eighteen internal game development studios engaging more than 2800 employees and contracted employers in more than 40 countries.