Press release • June 12, 2017 • 17:35

THQ Nordic to publish Bugbear Entertainment’s “Wreckfest” on PC and console formats

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THQ Nordic announces the cooperation with Helsinki based developer Bugbear Entertainment regarding the release of the demolition derby themed racing game Wreckfest.

The game has been in development for the past few years and both parties, having added addtional resources, expect to have the PC version of the game ready for release by the end of 2017 with console versions to follow in 2018. THQ Nordic will become the publisher for both the digital and physical channels on all formats.

The game is currently featured in Steam’s Early Access catalogue. It will receive a number of updates in the coming period.

Bugbear is well known for the critically acclaimed FlatOut series.

For more information about the game and the parties cooperation, please visit

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

About THQ Nordic
THQ Nordic acquires, develops and publishes PC and console games. The company has wide catalogue of 260 games including 80 owned franchises such as Darksiders, Titan Quest, MX vs ATV, Red Faction, Destroy All Humans, Aquanox, ELEX, Jagged Alliance, SpellForce and The Guild. THQ Nordic has a global publishing reach within marketing, sales and distribution, both online, and offline. The Groups headoffice is based in Karlstad, Sweden and its operational office in Vienna, Austria. THQ Nordic employs and contractually collaborates with more than 400 people and has 4 in-house development studios based in Germany, USA and Sweden. THQ Nordic shares is public listed on Nasdaq First North Stockholm under the ticker THQNB:SS with FNCA Sweden AB as its Certified Adviser. For more information, please visit: or


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