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Lionsgate and Thunder Road Pictures announce world wide collaboration with game publishers Starbreeze and 505 Games on exclusive John Wick downloadable content for PAYDAY 2

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Content To Be Released Two Days in Advance of Film’s October 24th Worldwide Launch

VANCOUVER, BC, and SANTA MONICA, CA, October 21, 2014 – Continuing to build its presence in the game space, Lionsgate (NYSE: LGF), a premier next generation global content leader, and Thunder Road Pictures will collaborate with Starbreeze Studios (FN: STAR) and 505 Games, two independent creators, publishers and distributors of computer and video games, on exclusive downloadable John Wick content (DLC) for the PAYDAY 2 game worldwide, the companies announced today.  The unique package of branded game content will be released tomorrow, October 22nd, two days ahead of John Wick’s October 24th launch in theatres around the world.

The exclusive content produced by OVERKILL Software – a Starbreeze Studio, based on the professional hit man from the movie, adds a playable John Wick character to the PAYDAY gang. The DLC will be released as a free update for the PAYDAY 2 game on the Steam platform two days ahead of the film’s worldwide theatrical launch to mark the PAYDAY 2 community reaching the final 1.5 million member Crimefest milestone. Beginning tomorrow, moviegoers purchasing tickets to John Wick on Fandango will receive a free download of PAYDAY 2 on Steam.

Pressrelease for download:  2014-10-21 LIONSGATE AND THUNDER ROAD PICTURES ANNOUNCE WORLDWIDE COLLABORATION WITH GAME PUBLISHERS STARBREEZE AND 505 GAMES ON EXCLUSIVE JOHN WICK DOWNLOADABLE CONTENT FOR PAYDAY 2 GAME

Press Image for download:   John Wick DLC Press Image

Read more about the DLC tomorrow:  The Crimefest website

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The PAYDAY Crimefest is here – 12 days of community goodies and a brand new merchandise store!

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Today marks the official start of the PAYDAY Crimefest, a party for all PAYDAY community members celebrating the franchise’s three-year anniversary. The celebrations are kicked of in style with the launch of the brand new OVERKILL Software merchandise store now available at http://store.overkillsoftware.com

Also tune in to The Creatures twitch channel (http://www.twitch.tv/thecreatures) live streaming a special two hour Crimefest event from the Dreamhack Monster Energy Studio in Stockholm, Sweden starting 8am PST/ 11am EST/ 5pm CET. The live stream will feature developer interviews, trailer premieres and more.

Between the 16th and 27th, PAYDAY 2, PAYDAY: The Heist and all their DLCs are on sale for 75% and 90% respectively.

In anticipation of the Crimefest, the past few months leading up to the event have awarded the community with bonus content as the official group on the digital distribution platform Steam has grown. At a target goal of 1,5 million members, each step unlocked have made available items such as the Golden AK, new masks from Bain and the extremely anticipated Old Hoxton Breakout Heist DLC and more. Now accumulating more than 1,52 million members, the last award level is yet to be unveiled…

Follow the 12 days of Crimefest goodies on http://www.overkillsoftware.com/crimefest

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Starbreeze announces the opening of the official OVERKILL Merchandise store

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Starbreeze AB, an independent creator, publisher and distributor of computer and video games, announced today the opening of the official OVERKILL Software Merchandise store available at http://store.overkillsoftware.com

At the store, fans of the PAYDAY-franchise will be able to acquire official apparel, gadgets and trinkets related to OVERKILL games – how about suiting up in your very own suit t-shirt, perfectly themed to your favorite character? Have you followed Bobble Head Bob and his endeavors to finance his new Bobble Head business? Well fear not, now you can support his efforts and get your very own Dozer Bobble Head, delivered complete with a redemption code for a custom Dozer in game mask.

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Starbreeze AB: Kallelse till ÅRSSTÄMMA i Starbreeze AB (publ) den 13 november

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Aktieägarna i Starbreeze AB (publ), 556551-8932, kallas härmed till årsstämma torsdagen den 13 november 2014 klockan 16.00 på Hilton Stockholm Slussen Hotel, Guldgränd 8, Stockholm.

Pressrelease för nedladdning:  2014-10-15 Starbreeze AB: Kallelse till ÅRSSTÄMMA i Starbreeze AB (publ) den 13 november

Fullmaktsformulär för nedladdning:  2014-10-15 Fullmaktsformulär

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The ninth DLC for PAYDAY 2, “Hotline Miami”, will launch on Steam on the 30th of September

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Starbreeze AB, one of Sweden’s leading independent game developers, today announce that the ninth DLC pack for PAYDAY 2, titled “Hotline Miami”, will be launched on Steam September 30th. The DLC pack will be available for purchase at $ 6.99 / € 6.99 on PC through Steam and other digital distribution channels. The DLC features:

-          A two-day heist inspired by the critically acclaimed game Hotline Miami

-          Eight new masks – four which you get if you own the DLC, the other four if you own the game Hotline Miami on Steam

-          Three new submachine guns including the classic Uzi

-          Five new melee weapons including the mysterious 50 Blessings briefcase and a fire axe

Pressrelease for download:  2014-09-30 The ninth DLC for PAYDAY 2, “Hotline Miami”, will launch on Steam on the 30th of September

Press Image for download:   Hotline Miami DLC Press image 

Read more about the DLC:  The Hotline Miami DLC website

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Starbreeze AB acquires Geminose Inc.

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Starbreeze AB, an independent creator, publisher and distributor of computer and video games, announced today that the acquisition of Geminose Inc. has closed with Starbreeze acquiring Geminose for $7 million USD in Starbreeze shares, valued at the share price per closing date of the transaction.

Pressrelease for download:  2014-09-10 Press Release Starbreeze AB acquires Geminose Inc.

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The eighth DLC for PAYDAY 2, “Gage Assault Pack”, will launch on Steam on the 4th of September

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Starbreeze AB, one of Sweden’s leading independent game developers, today announce that the eighth DLC pack for PAYDAY 2, titled “Gage Assault Pack”, will be launched on Steam on September 4th. The DLC pack will be available for purchase at $ 4.99 on PC through Steam and other digital distribution channels. The DLC features:

-          Four new firearms, including the GL40 grenade launcher known from PAYDAY: The Heist

-          Four new melee weapons and a new feature regarding how melee concealment works

-          Four new masks based on comic book super villains

Pressrelease for download:  2014-09-04 The eighth DLC for PAYDAY 2, “Gage Assault Pack”, will launch on Steam on the 4th of September

Pressmeddelandet för nedladdning:  2014-09-04 PAYDAY 2s åttonde tilläggspaket ”Gage Assault Pack” lanseras på Steam 4 september

Press Image for download:  Gage Assault Pack DLC Press image 

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Starbreeze AB announces intent to acquire Geminose Inc. and sets up North American operations

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Starbreeze AB, an independent creator, publisher and distributor of computer and video games, has today announced its intentions to acquire and merge with the privately held Geminose Inc, an independent studio based in Los Angeles, via its subsidiary Starbreeze USA Inc.

Starbreeze USA Inc. is a newly established North American subsidiary with office in Los Angeles, USA.

Pressrelease for download:  2014-09-01 Press Release Starbreeze AB announces intent to acquire Geminose Inc. and sets up North American operations

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Interim Report July 1st 2013 – June 30st 2014

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Please find the interim report for July 1st 2013 to June 31st 2004 attached below.

Pressrelease for download:  2014-08-28 Press Release Starbreeze AB (publ) Interim Report July 1st 2013 – June 30st 2014
Pressmeddelandet för nedladdning:  2014-08-28 Pressmeddelande Bokslutskommuniké 1 juli 2013 – 30 juni 2014
Läs hela bokslutskommunikén:  Starbreeze Fourth Quarter 2013-2014 (Year End Release)

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News Sweep: The Walking Dead Unveil

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Disclaimer: The “Ad-Lib” category under our news section is a less formal format where we, from time to time, share fun, geeky, interesting and sometimes just plain silly, information with fans and visitors. See it more like a blog post format where we, the employees, can express ourselves within our areas of interest. 

So, have you heard? We’re making The Walking Dead. Overkill’s The Walking Dead, to be precise. Anyone trying to visit starbreeze.com at approximately 18:01 Wednesday evening might have suspected something was up. Despite making diligent preparations in advance, the sheer number of visitors during the first 30 minutes of the reveal brought our web servers to near max capacity (that’s a peak, if ever I saw one).
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