The Parent Company of THQ Nordic is Now the Owner of World War Z’s Development Team

You’ve got to hand it to Saber Interactive – they managed to stay and work as an independent studio for over 19 years, but it seems that circumstances will change that. The Embracer Group, the parent company of THQ Nordic has now taken ownership of Saber Interactive. Saber also developed MudRunner and SnowRunner (the latter of which will release in April)

Even if there are many great games developed by Saber, the main reason for the Embracer Group acquisition is the success of World War Z building up their name and reputation. When released, more than 700,000 of World War Z was sold on the Epic Games Store, and sales have continued to climb. Don’t worry; Saber will continue to work on their projects without “external ideas,” so this event will be more of a formality than a serious chance to the team or their work.

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Saber was bought for $150 million by  Embracer Group, which includes all of their assets. Of these assest, developer studios in the following locations are included:

  • Portugal
  • Russia
  • Sweden
  • Belarus
  • Spain

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