Stockholm, Sweden and Santa Monica, Calif., October 6, 2016 – Starbreeze and Lionsgate (NYSE: LGF) today announced the pre-order availability of the highly anticipated VR first person shooter “John Wick Chronicles” for the HTC Vive VR headset. The game is set to launch in February 2017 on the digital distribution platform Steam. Building on the company’s previous collaborations where John Wick was introduced in the videogame PAYDAY 2, the DLC “John Wick Weapon Pack” was also announced today, to be released on Steam October 20th. Additionally, as one of the first major studios to offer movies on Steam, Lionsgate will offer the feature film John Wick as part of an exclusive US bundle.
For new and returning fans of John Wick and PAYDAY alike, the early offering for John Wick Chronicles offers great bonus content with two pre-order exclusive bundles:
- Pre-order John Wick Chronicles, PAYDAY 2 and the PAYDAY 2 DLC John Wick Weapon Pack all included for $19.99.
- Customers in the US can additionally pre-order John Wick Chronicles, get the original movie John Wick, PAYDAY 2 and the PAYDAY 2 DLC John Wick Weapon Pack all in the bundle for $29.99.
The John Wick Weapon Pack will be priced at $4.99, more details will be available closer to the release.
New York Comic Con attendees will be able to demo a 7-minute preview of the first mission of the VR game in HTC Vive, titled John Wick Chronicles: An Eye for an Eye, at the John Wick Chronicles booth at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center, hall 1E, booth 1ECC6.
Customers are welcome to pre-order here: http://store.steampowered.com/app/382360
Further information about John Wick Chronicles can be found on: http://www.johnwickvr.com
Members of the press are welcome to book a slot for the preview at New York Comic Con, please email: [email protected]
For more information, please contact:
Maeva Sponbergs, EVP of Communication and Head of Investor Relations, Starbreeze AB
Tel: +46(0)8-209 208, email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Starbreeze is an independent creator, publisher and distributor of high quality entertainment products. With studios in Stockholm, Paris and Los Angeles, the company creates games and other virtual reality entertainment products, based on proprietary design and licensed content. Starbreeze’s most recent games include PAYDAY 2, the adrenaline fueled bank robbing co-op game and the upcoming John Wick VR shooter and survival co-op FPS OVERKILL’s The Walking Dead.
Starbreeze has set out to develop truly immersive virtual reality experiences, by integrating software and hardware in its StarVR head mounted display, to be produced together with Acer, displaying a unique field of vision and a mission to bring top-end VR to large audiences. Starbreeze launched StarVR with a VR-experience at the Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3) in June 2015, gained by teaming up with French Infinite Eye. In January 2016, Starbreeze unveiled the StarCade initiative; centers that invites people to immerse themselves into premium VR experiences. The first cinematic VR experience “Cockatoo Spritz” directed by Stephane Barbato, premiered at the 69th Cannes Film Festival 2016.
Headquartered in Stockholm, Sweden, Starbreeze’s shares are listed on Nasdaq Stockholm First North Premier under the tickers STAR A and STAR B with the ISIN-codes SE0007158928 (A-share) and SE0005992831 (B-share). Remium Nordic is the company’s Certified Adviser. For more information, please visit https://www.starbreeze.com, http://www.starvr.com, https://www.overkillsoftware.com