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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.
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TypePublic
Founded1998
HQStockholm, SE
Websitestarbreeze.com
Employee Ratings2.5

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Employees (est.) (May 2017)117

Key People/Management at Starbreeze

Bo Klint

Bo Klint

CEO of the Company

Starbreeze Office Locations

Starbreeze has offices in Stockholm, Redwood County, Los Angeles and Paris
Stockholm, SE (HQ)
38 Regeringsgatan
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Starbreeze Online and Social Media Presence

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Starbreeze News and Updates

NBCUniversal and Starbreeze team up on Payday: Crime War mobile game

NBCUniversal and Starbreeze are teaming up to publish a new first-person shooter mobile game dubbed Payday: Crime War.

Starbreeze CEO steps down following Overkill’s The Walking Dead flop

Starbreeze CEO Bo Andersson Klint has stepped down following the disappointing launch of Overkill's The Walking Dead.

Overkill’s The Walking Dead hands-on — Exciting trailer, weak demo

Overkill’s The Walking Dead is a major new console and PC game coming from Starbreeze, Skybound Entertainment, and 505 Games. The game has a brutal and riveting trailer that debuted last week. But so far the gameplay is way behind that. GamesBeat’s Mike Minotti and I tried it out briefly at a recent…

Why Pay Day 2 game publisher Starbreeze made its crazy dive into VR hardware

Sweden’s Starbreeze Studios made its name as the publisher of games such as Pay Day, Pay Day 2, Dead by Daylight, Brothers: A Tale of Two Sons. And now the company is also expanding into virtual reality hardware with its StarCade headset. Built in partnership with Acer, Starbreeze is providing high-…
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Starbreeze Blogs

Starbreeze sells back ”System Shock 3” publishing rights to OtherSide Entertainment

STOCKHOLM, SWEDEN (February 11, 2019) – Starbreeze and OtherSide Entertainment have mutually agreed to sell back the publishing rights to OtherSide Entertainment for “System Shock 3”. Starbreeze expects to be fully reimbursed for costs the company has had in connection with development of the game. …

Universal Games and Digital Platforms Collaborates with Starbreeze on New PAYDAY Mobile Game

Popular Adrenaline-Fueled Heist Franchise Expected to Debut on Mobile Devices in 2019 Universal City, Calif., Stockholm, Sweden, Feb. 5, 2019 – Universal Games and Digital Platforms today announced that it will collaborate with independent creator, publisher and distributor of games, Starbreeze, to …

Starbreeze signs Publishing deal for PAYDAY: Crime War with Universal Games and Digital Platforms

STOCKHOLM, SWEDEN (February 5, 2019) Starbreeze AB, an independent creator, publisher and distributor of games, today announced that its subsidiary, Starbreeze Production AB, has signed a binding term sheet for a five-year distribution deal with Universal Games and Digital Platforms for its mobile t…

The Nomination Committee’s proposal for new Board members and new Chairman of the Board in Starbreeze

The Company announced in a press release on December 20, 2018, that the ambition was to convene an Extraordinary General Meeting of shareholders (EGM) before the end of the first quarter 2019 in order to elect new Board members. The Company’s Board did no longer hold a quorum as Board members had re…

OVERKILL’s The Walking Dead Console release postponed

Starbreeze has decided to postpone the release date from its original February 2019 date, further information regarding the future release will be announced at a later date. ## For more information, please contact:Pia Rosin, Interim Head of Investor Relations, Starbreeze ABTel: +46(0)8-209 208, emai…

The District Court decided on continued reconstruction and to appoint a Creditor Committee

As previously announced, the reconstruction plan states that Starbreeze will focus on its core business of internal game development and publishing. The company has initiated a process to find collaborations with external parties to secure that the non-core operations develop in a positive way. At t…
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Starbreeze Company Life and Culture

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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 Bo Klint.

  • How many employees does Starbreeze have?

    Starbreeze has 117 employees.

  • Who are Starbreeze competitors?

    Competitors of Starbreeze include Pixel Ripped, Second Life and Luden.io.

  • Where is Starbreeze headquarters?

    Starbreeze headquarters is located at 38 Regeringsgatan, Stockholm.

  • Where are Starbreeze offices?

    Starbreeze has offices in Stockholm, Redwood County, Los Angeles and Paris.

  • How many offices does Starbreeze have?

    Starbreeze has 4 offices.