Announced in August 2014 for release on unspecified platforms, Overkill owner Starbreeze and 505 Games have announced that Overkill’s The Walking Dead is coming to PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC in 2016.
As part of a new console publishing agreement with 505 Games, Starbreeze is given a license fee of $10 million. The press release adds, “Once on the market, Starbreeze is entitled to royalties of console sales from Overkill’s The Walking Dead. The collaboration will also support Starbreeze in its intended commercialization on other platforms and media.”
You can learn about Overkill’s The Walking Dead on the official website, with the press release saying, “The game will deliver a completely new co-op experience to The Walking Dead-universe, exploring new characters and storylines.”
Starbreeze CEO Bo Andersson added:
Partnering with 505 Games partner with us on the console publishing for Overkill’s The Walking Dead will streamline the distribution and marketing of the title in the traditional space and on the digital console marketplace. Having worked together before on the successful PayDay franchise, we are certain this will be a fruitful collaboration.
Are you ready for a co-op The Walking Dead game with new characters in 2016?