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 Payday  dev Overkill proving a good acquisition for Starbreeze
Payday dev Overkill proving a good acquisition for Starbreeze
September 13, 2013 | By Mike Rose

September 13, 2013 | By Mike Rose
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Newsbrief: It's looking like Starbreeze Studios' purchase of fellow Swedish company Overkill Software is paying off, as the latter's latest release Payday 2 has sold more than 1.58 million units.

That figure is across PlayStation 3, Xbox 360 and Windows PC, at both retail and digital, the company said in an announcement. Notably, 80 percent of those sales were digital.

Starbreeze already confirmed before the game's launch last month that it was a profitable title simply on pre-orders alone.


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Marvin Papin
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They were just enough clever to launch payday2 before big arrivals while players are hungry for games for a long time. That's cool for them.

Dane MacMahon
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I would love to see a platform breakdown. This seems like a huge hit on Steam.


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