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Starbreeze is an independent creator, publisher and distributor of high quality entertainment products. The Company creates games by own design and through licensed content, aiming to create franchises that prosper as games and elsewhere. Starbreeze's most recent games include PAYDAY 2, the adrenaline fuelled bank robbing co-op game and the upcoming survival co-op FPS OVERKILL’s The Walking Dead based on the hit comic series. Starbreeze is pioneering digital self-publishing, inviting developers to leverage its self publishing knowhow on Steam, having one of the largest communities on the digital distribution platform. 
Next, Starbreeze is set to develop truly immersive virtual reality experiences, integrating software and hardware in the Project StarVR and the StarVR head mounted display.
HQStockholm, SE
Employee Ratings3.2

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Employees (est.) (Jul 2021)133(+8%)
Share Price (Jul 2021)KR1.3
Cybersecurity ratingBMore

Key People/Management at Starbreeze

Torgny Hellström

Torgny Hellström

Chairman of the Board
Tobias Sjögren

Tobias Sjögren

CEO, Director
Jan Benjaminson

Jan Benjaminson

Kerstin Sundberg

Kerstin Sundberg

Petra Takeva

Petra Takeva

Chief Growth Officer
Martin Ternheim

Martin Ternheim

HR Director, Sedan
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Starbreeze Office Locations

Starbreeze has an office in Stockholm
Stockholm, SE (HQ)
38 Regeringsgatan
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Starbreeze Financials and Metrics

Starbreeze Revenue

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Closing stock price (28-Jul-2021)

Starbreeze's current market capitalization is kr848.6 m.
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Starbreeze Cybersecurity Score

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Starbreeze Online and Social Media Presence

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Starbreeze News and Updates

Starbreeze enters co-publishing agreement with Koch Media for 2023 PAYDAY 3 launch

STOCKHOLM, March 19, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Starbreeze ("Starbreeze") today announced a global co-publishing deal with the leading European publishing partner Koch Media GmbH ("Koch Media"), for the highly anticipated PAYDAY 3. The agreement provides for an estimated total investment...

Starbreeze Resolves on a Fully Guaranteed Rights Issue of SEK 250 Million to Enable Full Focus on Continued Development of Payday 3 and Strengthening Financial Position

STOCKHOLM, June 30, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- The Board of Directors of Starbreeze AB (publ) ("Starbreeze" or the "Company") has today resolved on a rights issue of class A and class B shares of approximately SEK 250 million before transaction costs (the "Rights Issue"). The proceeds from the...

Home Starbreeze & Smilegate agree to amend convertible bond terms extended to 2024 for an estimated surcharge of SEK 165 million. Both are subordinated & will be paid from available cash flow

STOCKHOLM ( December 6th, 2019) – As part of the reconstruction process for Starbreeze, the company has reached agreement with Smilegate on amended convertible bond terms and other dealings related to the Crossfire game project. The maturity of the convertible bond will be extended from February 202…

Home Starbreeze and Smilegate reach agreement to discontinue the Crossfire project and Starbreeze will post an impairment loss of SEK 111 million in the fourth quarter of 2019

STOCKHOLM (December 6, 2019) – As part of the reconstruction process for Starbreeze, the company has reached agreement with Smilegate on amended convertible bond terms and other dealings related to the Crossfire game project. The parties have decided to discontinue the collaboration related to the C…

Global VR Equipment Market Report 2019 by Technology and Top Companies- Starbreeze, Google, Vuzix, Htc, Sony and more...

A new market study, titled “Global VR Equipment Market Professional Survey Report 2019”, has been featured on WiseGuyReports. Posted via Industry Today. Follow us on Twitter @IndustryToday

Notice of Annual General Meeting in Starbreeze AB (publ)

STOCKHOLM, May 3, 2019 /PRNewswire/ --The shareholders in Starbreeze AB (publ), reg.no. 556551-8932, (the "Company") are hereby convened to the Annual General Meeting (the "Meeting") on Tuesday 4 June 2019, at 15.00 at Biograf Skandia, Drottninggatan 82, Stockholm. Notice Shareholders who ...
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Starbreeze Blogs

PAYDAY 2™: City of Gold – Ukrainian Prisoner Heist / Guardians Tailor Pack

Starbreeze Studios and OVERKILL present the next chapter in the City of Gold campaign, featuring two new DLCs: the Ukrainian Prisoner Heist and the Guardians Tailor Pack! The Payday Gang recently stole a priceless gold dragon statue from the Golden Dagger Triad in San Francisco’s Chinatown. Now the …

Resolutions at Starbreeze Annual General Meeting 2021

Stockholm, 12 May 2021 In order to reduce the risk of spreading covid-19, the Annual General Meeting of Starbreeze AB (publ) held on 12 May 2021 was held by postal voting, in accordance with temporary legislation. At the Meeting the below principal resolutions were passed. For complete information a…

Starbreeze publishes its annual report for the 2020 financial year

April 15, 2021 | 17:00 CEST Starbreeze 2020 Annual Report is from today available at the company's website: www.starbreeze.com For more information, please contact: Mats Juhl, CFO Tel: +46(0)8-209 229, email: ir@starbreeze.com This information is information that Starbreeze AB is obliged to make pub…

Starbreeze enters licensing agreement with PopReach for PAYDAY Crime War

Starbreeze (“Starbreeze”) today announced that the company has signed a licensing agreement with PopReach Corporation (“PopReach”) (TSXV:POPR, OTCQX:POPRF) for the re-launch of mobile title PAYDAY Crime War. Under the terms of the agreement, Starbreeze will receive a non-recoupable upfront payment o…

Mike Gamble and Thomas Lindgren proposed to Starbreeze Board of Directors

Prior to the 2021 Annual General Meeting in Starbreeze, the Company's Nomination Committee announces its proposal regarding the Chairman of the Board and other board members. Starbreeze's Nomination Committee proposes that the Annual General Meeting on May 12, 2021 elect Mike Gamble and Thomas Lindg…

Tobias Sjögren appointed permanent CEO of Starbreeze

24 March 2021 | 08:00 GMT The Board of Directors of Starbreeze has appointed Tobias Sjögren as permanent CEO of Starbreeze. Tobias Sjögren has been acting CEO since October 2020 and a board member of the company since 2019. He will remain on the Board until the 2021 Annual General Meeting. "Tobias h…
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Starbreeze Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Starbreeze founded?

    Starbreeze was founded in 1998.

  • Who are Starbreeze key executives?

    Starbreeze's key executives are Torgny Hellström, Tobias Sjögren and Jan Benjaminson.

  • How many employees does Starbreeze have?

    Starbreeze has 133 employees.

  • Who are Starbreeze competitors?

    Competitors of Starbreeze include OTHERWORLD, The Farm 51 and Second Life.

  • Where is Starbreeze headquarters?

    Starbreeze headquarters is located at 38 Regeringsgatan, Stockholm.

  • Where are Starbreeze offices?

    Starbreeze has an office in Stockholm.

  • How many offices does Starbreeze have?

    Starbreeze has 1 office.