Press release • August 21, 2018 • 12:00

Gamescom 2018 announcements

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THQ Nordic has announced the following updates for Business Area Games:

Desperados III – A sequel based on THQ Nordic’s own RTS-franchise. Developed by external game studio Mimimi, who earned their spurs with the critically acclaimed Shadow Tactics – Blades of the Shogun. Coming to PC, PS4 and Xbox One in 2019.

Monster Jam – THQ Nordic announced the global, exclusive, multi-year, multi-platform Monster Jam® video game licensing agreement. The series will be developed by the internal developer Rainbow Studios. First game will be released 2019.

Biomutant and Aquanox Deep Descent will be further polished and will now be released by THQ Nordic during 2019.

Kingdom Come Deliverance – Additional DLCs for the current game.

Saints Row the Third – Ported by the internal developer Deep Silver Fish Labs it will be coming to Nintendo Switch.

Car Mechanic Simulator – The best-selling PC-series is coming to PS4 and Xbox One. Ravenscourt will be global physical publisher.

Let’s Sing 2019 – A new version of the singing-franchise will be published by Ravenscourt for PS4, Nintendo Wii and Switch.

For additional information, please contact:
Lars Wingefors, Founder and CEO
Tel: +46 708 471 978

About THQ Nordic
THQ Nordic acquires, 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, Dead Island, Homefront, Darksiders, Metro (exclusive license), Titan Quest, MX vs ATV, Red Faction, Delta Force, Destroy All Humans, ELEX, Biomutant, Jagged Alliance, SpellForce, The Guild amongst others. THQ Nordic has a global publishing reach within marketing, sales and distribution, both online and offline. The company has a global presence, with its group head office located in Karlstad, Sweden and with operational offices in Vienna, Austria and Munich, Germany. The group has eleven internal game development studios based in Germany, UK, USA and Sweden and engages almost 1,750 people.

THQ Nordic’s shares are publicly listed on Nasdaq First North Stockholm under the ticker THQNB:SS with FNCA Sweden AB as its Certified Adviser. For more information, please visit:


Arman Teimouri Head of External Relations +46 54 53 56 50
Oscar Erixon Head of Investor Relations +46 730 24 91 42


Embracer Group is a global group of creative and entrepreneurial businesses in PC/console, mobile and board games and other related media. The Group has an extensive catalog of over 900 owned or controlled franchises.

With its head office based in Karlstad, Sweden, Embracer Group has a global presence through its ten operative groups: THQ Nordic, PLAION, Coffee Stain, Amplifier Game Invest, DECA Games, Easybrain, Asmodee Group, Dark Horse Media, Freemode and Crystal Dynamics – Eidos. The Group has 106 internal game development studios and is engaging more than 11,000 employees in more than 40 countries.