Yesterday, videogame studio THQ, (holder of the 40k licence) was chopped up and sold off to its competetors. Here’s how it went down.
Yesterday THQ was auctioned off to its competitors. The results were unveiled to the public and all the high quality studios were quickly acquired by various other big names in the industry.
Here’s who got what:
Sega bought Company of Heroes developer Relic for $26.6 million. Zenimax (Bethesda) bid $26.3 million.
Koch Media bought Saints Row developer Volition for $23 million. Ubisoft bid $5.4 million.
Ubisoft bought new studio THQ Montreal for $2.5 million. No other bids.
Darksiders developer Vigil did not find a buyer at this time.
Crysis developer Crytek purchased Homefront for $500,000. No other bids.
Koch Media purchased Metro property for $5.8 million. Ubisoft bid $5.175 million.
Ubisoft bought South Park rights for $3.2 million. No other bids.
Publisher Take 2 purchased new Evolve property for $11 million. Developer Turtle Rock Studios bid $250,000.
~THQ slips under the waves. Thanks for all the great memories guys! Hey, I wonder if we can buy the lifesize Rhino now?