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Starbreeze Studios, Skybound and 505 Games are coming together for San Diego Comic-Con between July 9-12, showcasing StarVR – Starbreeze 210 degree virtual reality headset – OVERKILL’s The Walking Dead VR-experience and PAYDAY 2. At Comic-Con Starbreeze and 505 Games are hosting a PAYDAY 2 booth (#5535) where fans can try out the game, get some awesome goodies and meet with Almir Listo, OVERKILL Producer and Brand Director extraordinaire.

Additionally Skybound are celebrating their 5-year anniversary and are hosting several events during the show, among those an entertainment panel in room 6BCF from 3:30-4:30 PM on Thursday where OVERKILL’s The Walking Dead VR-experience will be featured, among other things.

Just across the street from Comic-Con at Petco Park, Starbreeze and Skybound are bringing the OVERKILL’s The Walking Dead VR-experience on the road with an actual RV bus parked right next to the event. Fans are able to come and try out the OVERKILL’s The Walking Dead VR experience using the recently announced StarVR virtual reality headset at the RV and meet with the developers. Opening hours are on Friday and Saturday between 11AM-6PM and 6PM-11PM respectively. 

The OVERKILL’s The Walking Dead VR RV is set to go on the road after Comic-Con, appearing in venues around the U.S. to give fans an opportunity to try out the experience themselves. Specific dates and locations are to be announced.

“This Comic-Con is going to be the first time since E3 that we show StarVR together with the OVERKILL’s The Walking Dead VR-experience. It’s going to be really fun seeing what people think when they get to try it out. I’m sure this Comic-Con is going to be one to remember.” said Almir Listo, Global Brand Director at Starbreeze.

For the PAYDAY heisters who haven’t tried a Walker Stalker event yet, heisters can use the special discount code PAYDAY to get 15% off the Fan Fest and the Escape. Read more at http://walkerstalkerfanfest.com on how.

Follow our activities as we report live from the event via our social media channels at @OVERKILL_TM, @PAYDAYgame and @OverkillsTWD on www.twitter.com.

Read more about Comic-Con here: http://www.comic-con.org

 

First launched in 2011, PAYDAY: The Heist and PAYDAY 2 is a cooperative first-person shooter computer and video game franchise with more than 9 million players on Steam for PC, PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360. In June 2015 PAYDAY 2: Crimewave Edition came out to PlayStation 4 and Xbox 1.

Announced in 2014, OVERKILL’s the Walking Dead is a cooperative first-person shooter computer and video game in collaboration with Robert Kirkman’s Skybound. It is currently in development by OVERKILL – a Starbreeze Studio and is slated for a release in 2016 on Steam for PC, PlayStation 4 and Xbox 1. At E3 in 2015, a stand-alone virtual reality experience was showcased together with the launch of StarVR.

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To download the Starbreeze press kit visit: http://www.www.starbreeze.com/presskit

For more information please contact:

 Starbreeze Press Contact: Almir Listo, Global Brand Director, Starbreeze AB. Tel: +46(0)8-209 208, email: press@starbreeze.com

Starbreeze Investor Relations Contact: Maeva Sponbergs, Investor Relations, Starbreeze AB. Tel: +46(0)8-209 208, email: ir@starbreeze.com

 

Brief information about Starbreeze:
Starbreeze is an independent creator, publisher and distributor of high quality entertainment products, headquartered in Stockholm, Sweden. At Starbreeze we create games by our own design and through licensed content, establishing franchises that can live and prosper outside the game itself. We live and die by gameplay. 

Starbreeze is pioneering digital self-publishing, currently hosting one of the largest community groups on the digital distribution platform Steam. Starbreeze’s most recent products include PAYDAY 2, our adrenaline fuelled bank robbing co-op game and the critically acclaimed Brothers – A Tale of Two Sons. 

Starbreeze AB is publicly traded on Nasdaq Stockholm First North Premier under the ticker STAR and the ISIN code: SE0005992831. Remium Nordic is the company Certified Adviser. Starbreeze brands include OVERKILL Software and the PAYDAY series.

For more information, please visit http://www.www.starbreeze.com

 

About Skybound

In 2010, The Walking Dead creator Robert Kirkman saw an opportunity to start a company that would nurture creators and give them resources to produce content while retaining creative control of their properties. Partnering with longtime collaborator, and fellow executive producer of The Walking Dead David Alpert, Skybound Entertainment was born. Skybound has properties across television, film, interactive, and beyond. The company also creates a wide range of merchandise, including its first tabletop card game Superfight, apparel, board games, and action figures.

 

About 505 Games

505 Games is a global video game publisher focused on offering a broad selection of titles for players of all ages and levels.  The company publishes games on leading console and handheld platforms as well as for mobile devices and social networks. Product highlights include, Sniper Elite 3, PAYDAY 2, Brothers – A Tale of Two Sons, Terraria, How To Survive, Defense Grid 2, and the upcoming ABZU and ADR1FT.

505 Games has offices in Los Angeles, Milton Keynes, UK, Lyon, Munich, Milan and Madrid and a network of distribution partners within the Nordic territories and Australia.  For more information on 505 Games and its products please visit www.505games.com.

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