Starbreeze Publishing has signed an agreement with OtherSide Entertainment to publish System Shock 3, the company announced. Starbreeze will invest $12 million to bring the game to “PC and other platforms.”
According to Starbreeze, it wil be able to recoup 120 percent of its full investment including marketing costs, and its share of revenues will become 50 percent after the investment is recouped. OtherSide Entertainment will retain 100 percent of the intellectual property related to System Shock 3..
System Shock 3 is currently in development in the early concept stages at OtherSide Entertainment under the direction of Warren Spector and a team behind games such as System Shock, System Shock 2, Thief: The Dark Project, and Deus Ex.
Find comments from each party below.
Bo Andersson-Klint, Starbreeze CEO
“System Shock is one of those iconic franchises in the history of games that still gets my blood going and Mr. Spector is one of the founding fathers of the modern action RPG. We’re greatly looking forward to bringing System Shock 3 to players world wide in our collaboration with Otherside Entertainment and Warren Spector’s team. I’ll be first in line to play.”
Paul Neurath, OtherSide CEO
“We are thrilled to be partnering with Starbreeze for System Shock 3. They truly get games and gamers, and have been able to translate that understanding into a robust publishing business, and build thriving gaming communities around their franchises.”
Visit the System Shock 3 official website here.