Dead by Daylight Chapter 3: “Of Flesh and Mud” out now on Steam – introduces new killer, survivor and map

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STOCKHOLM, SWEDEN (December 8, 2016) Starbreeze together with Behaviour Interactive today released the 3rd Chapter for Dead by Daylight, titled “Of Flesh and Mud”, on digital distribution platform Steam. The new killer introduced in the Chapter, The Hag, draws in the soil to set a trap for the survivors. When a survivor find her trap, a lifelike illusion of the killer appears in front of them. Once the trap is triggered, The Hag has a choice. To enter the physical illusion when the survivors are within her reach or use it as a decoy to take down her unsuspecting prey before the phantasm collapses into pieces of dirt and mud.

Priced at $6.99, the Chapter includes:  

  • 1 new Killer – The Hag
  • 1 new Survivor – Ace Visconti
  • 1 new Map – Backwater Swamp

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Starbreeze IndieLabs signs its second title with KeokeN Interactive’s “Deliver Us The Moon”

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STOCKHOLM, SWEDEN (November 25, 2016) Starbreeze AB, an independent creator, publisher and distributor of high quality entertainment products, today announced its second Starbreeze IndieLabs project, where the company have entered into an agreement with Dutch studio KeokeN Interactive to publish the title “Deliver Us The Moon”. Starbreeze will invest 500 000 USD to bring the game to PC and other platforms. Starbreeze will be able to recoup 120% its investment, where after Starbreeze will retain 50% of the revenues after distribution fees. KeokeN will retain 100% of the Intellectual Property (IP).

Deliver Us The Moon is set in the near future where the earth’s resources are nearly depleted. The nations of the world have come together to create the Worldwide Space Agency (WSA). Under the banner of the WSA, astronauts were sent to the moon to conduct research aimed at securing the future of mankind. Sadly, due to bickering between countries, no solution has been agreed upon. Now, with man’s absolute last resources, you, a brave astronaut gone rogue, take the great step to the moon in a do-or-die secret mission to save humanity.  Read More

Starbreeze AB (publ) Q3 report July 1 2016 – September 30 2016

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The full Q3 report in Swedish is available at www.starbreeze.com/investor-relations/. The English version of the report will be available within a week. Financial statements in English are available at the end of the attached PDF.

CHANGED FISCAL YEAR

Note that in accordance with the decision taken on the Annual General Meeting in November 2015, this is the third quarterly report after changing the company’s fiscal year to calendar year. The comparative period Q3 2015 corresponds to July-September 2015, previously named Q1 2015/2016.

The next report to be issued will thus be Q4 2016 and released on 16 February 2017.

THIRD QUARTER (JULY – SEPTEMBER 2016)

  • Net revenue amounted to SEK 102.7 million (SEK 49.9 million), representing a growth of 106 percent. Total revenue amounted to SEK 147.4 million (SEK 75.9 million).
  • Net revenue includes a minimum guarantee of SEK 32.5 million relating to RAID: World War II.
  • During the quarter, PAYDAY 2 represented SEK 20.2 million (SEK 48.4 million) of net revenue.
  • During the quarter, Dead by Daylight represented SEK 49.2 million (SEK 0.0 million) of net revenue.
  • Operating income before depreciation and amortization, EBITDA, amounted to SEK 19.2 million (SEK 8.4 million), implying a margin of 13.0 percent.
  • Pretax income amounted to SEK 11.0 million (SEK 7.2 million).
  • Net income amounted to SEK 20.4 million (6.4 million).
  • Earnings per share before dilution were SEK 0.08 (SEK 0.03) and earnings per share after dilution were SEK 0.08 (SEK 0.03).
  • Cash flow from operating activities amounted to SEK 37.0 million (SEK 49.5 million).
  • As of September 30, cash and cash equivalents totaled SEK 376.0 million (SEK 123.7 million).

INTERIM PERIOD (JANUARY – SEPTEMBER 2016)

  • Net revenue amounted to SEK 246.1 million (SEK 169.5 million), representing growth of 45 percent. Total revenue amounted to SEK 357.6 million (SEK 229.9 million).
  • Operating income before depreciation and amortization, EBITDA, amounted to SEK 42.4 million (SEK 34.3 million) equivalent to an EBITDA margin of 11.9 percent.
  • Pretax income amounted to SEK 23.6 million (SEK 29.1 million).
  • Net income amounted to SEK 26.9 million (24.0 million).
  • Earnings per share before dilution were SEK 0.11 (SEK 0.11) and earnings per share after dilution were SEK 0.11 (SEK 0.10).

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Starbreeze AB (publ) delårsrapport 1 juli 2016 – 30 september 2016

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Den fullständiga delårsrapporten för det tredje kvartalet finns att hämta på www.starbreeze.com/investor-relations/. Finansiella tabeller finns tillgängliga i slutet av detta dokument.

ÄNDRAT RÄKNESKAPSÅR 

Notera att i enlighet med beslut taget på årsstämman i november 2015 är detta den tredje delårsrapporten sedan omläggningen av bolagets räkenskapsår till kalenderår. Jämförelseperioden Q3 2015 motsvarar perioden juli-september 2015, tidigare benämnd Q1 2015/2016.

Nästa rapport är således Q4 2016 och presenteras den 16 februari 2017.

TREDJE KVARTALET (JULI – SEPTEMBER 2016) 

  • Nettoomsättningen uppgick till 102,7 MSEK (49,9 MSEK), en tillväxt om 106 %. Totala intäkter uppgick till 147,4 MSEK (75,9 MSEK).
  • I nettoomsättningen ingår en minimigaranti om 32,5 MSEK avseende RAID: World War II.
  • Under kvartalet stod PAYDAY 2 för 20,2 MSEK (48,4 MSEK) av nettoomsättningen.
  • Under kvartalet stod Dead by Daylight för 49,2 MSEK (0,0 MSEK) av nettoomsättningen.
  • Rörelseresultat före avskrivningar och nedskrivningar, EBITDA, uppgick till 19,2 MSEK (8,4 MSEK) motsvarande en EBITDA-marginal om 13,0 %.
  • Resultat före skatt uppgick till 11,0 MSEK (7,2 MSEK).
  • Resultat efter skatt uppgick till 20,4 MSEK (6,4 MSEK).
  • Resultat per aktie före utspädning uppgick till 0,08 SEK (0,03 SEK). Resultat per aktie efter utspädning uppgick till 0,08 SEK (0,03 SEK).
  • Kassaflödet från den löpande verksamheten uppgick till 37,0 MSEK (49,5 MSEK).
  • Per den 30 september 2016 uppgick likvida medel till 376,0 MSEK (123,7 MSEK).

DELÅRSPERIODEN (JANUARI – SEPTEMBER 2016) 

  • Nettoomsättningen uppgick till 246,1, MSEK (169,5 MSEK), en tillväxt om 45 %. Totala intäkter uppgick till 357,6 MSEK (229,9 MSEK).
  • Rörelseresultat före avskrivningar och nedskrivningar, EBITDA, uppgick till 42,4 MSEK (34,3 MSEK) motsvarande en EBITDA-marginal om 11,9 %.
  • Resultat före skatt uppgick till 23,6 MSEK (29,1 MSEK).
  • Resultat efter skatt uppgick till 26,9 MSEK (24,0 MSEK).
  • Resultat per aktie före utspädning uppgick till 0,11 SEK (0,11 SEK). Resultat per aktie efter utspädning uppgick till 0,11 SEK (0,10 SEK).

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Get your Killer some swag with the 4th update for Dead by Daylight – “The Bloodstained Sack” out now on Steam

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STOCKHOLM, SWEDEN (November 17, 2016) Starbreeze together with Behaviour Interactive today released the 4th update for Dead by Daylight, titled “The Bloodstained Sack” on digital distribution platform Steam. Your favourite killer will now be able to enjoy a bit of customisation where The Bloodstained Sack and will allow you to pick up your favourite killing outfit before you start your next chase.  

Priced at $2.99, this pack includes 6 new outfits for the killers:  

  • The “Iron Man” mask for the Trapper: Thick iron plating strapped and bolted to form Evan’s grim self-representation.
  • The “Rogi” mask for the Trapper: An iron mask masterfully fashioned and painted to resemble a deer. Item created by Dmitry “DeeDoubleU” Shpilevoy.
  • The “Swift Strikes” head paint and cloak for the Wraith: The Kuntin-Wehye symbol, representing rapid and deadly aggressions, is finger-drawn in white paint.
  • The “Owl” head paint and cloak for the Wraith: The Ug-Wufo symbol, representing a flying hunter of the night, is finger-drawn in white paint.
  • The “Scarecrow” outfit for the Hillbilly: When you have nothing else but the family’s scarecrow’s clothes to put on.
  • The “Rancher’s” Vest and Hat for the Hillbilly: From the Thompson’s wardrobe, one of his father’s preferred look when going out to the city.

Visit the website for more on the background story and content: http://www.deadbydaylight.com/bloodstained-sack/

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Starbreeze launches “Starbreeze IndieLabs” publishing division and signs Lion Game Lion’s and Soap Interactive’s “AntiSphere”

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STOCKHOLM, SWEDEN (November 07, 2016) Starbreeze AB, an independent creator publisher and distributor of high quality entertainment products, today announced the start of a new label under its Publishing business – “Starbreeze IndieLabs”. As a first IndieLabs project, Starbreeze and Croatian game developers Lion Game Lion have signed an agreement for Starbreeze to invest 300 000 USD to bring the game “AntiSphere” to PC and other platforms. Starbreeze will be able to recoup its full investment, where after Starbreeze will retain 30% of the revenues after distribution fees. Lion Game Lion and Soap Interactive will retain 100% of the Intellectual Property (IP).

Antisphere is a top-down competitive arena battle game in which players use their skills in order to catch each other out, and win the match. It’s a high-octane action packed experience with a large variety of ships, weapons and arenas.

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