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Starbreeze set to acquire  Payday: The Heist  developer
Starbreeze set to acquire Payday: The Heist developer
April 19, 2012 | By Mike Rose

April 19, 2012 | By Mike Rose
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Newsbrief: Syndicate reboot developer Starbreeze is set to acquire Payday: The Heist studio Overkill Software, as a means of boosting development efforts on upcoming games Project Mercury and V13.

Overkill saw overall sales of 15.4 million Swedish kronor ($2.3 million) during 2011, with profits of 4.3 million Swedish kronor ($639,000) for the year, thanks to sales of Payday on PlayStation 3, Xbox 360 and PC.

The acquisition will be completed in June, with a purchase price that amounts to 200 million newly issued shares in Starbreeze.


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