Space Marine 2 revealed on stage at Game Awards 2021
PARIS, December 10, 2021– (COMMERCIAL THREAD) – Regulatory news:
INTERACTIVE HOME FOCUS (FR0012419307 ALFOC), European leader in video game publishing and development, is pleased to announce a new title published by Focus and developed by Saber Interactive, in partnership with Games Workshop: Warhammer 40,000: Space Marine 2. This long awaited title by gamers around the world will be released on PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X | S and PC.
Space Marine 2 is the new action title from the cult Space Marine franchise which recently celebrated the 10th anniversary of the original game. The news broke at this year’s The Game Awards with an epic World Premiere Reveal Trailer. Geoff Keighley (executive producer and host of The Game Awards), Tim Willits (Earthquake, Doom, Rage) and Clive Standen (Vikings, taken) – voicing the iconic Captain Titus – were there for the announcement at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles.
“We are very proud to be working on this sequel to the legendary license “, noted John Bert, Managing Director of Focus Home Interactive. “This is the largest project in Focus’s history in terms of investment and ambition, and we are delighted to be part of this adventure with talented and long-time partners and friends, Games Workshop and Saber Interactive. . We also see this as a fantastic recognition that Focus “will be chosen to bring this incredible and iconic IP back to market. We look forward to showing players more about the game in the coming months.“
“Space Marine was one of the most influential third-person shooters of all time,” noted Matthew Karch, CEO of Saber Interactive. âIts impact has been seen in almost every shooting game released over the past 10 years. At Saber, we see this as an opportunity to create a AAA game based on over two decades of experience working at franchises such that Halo, Quake, and World War Z. Space Marine 2 is the most awesome product we’ve ever made and we’re confident it will become an instant classic.“
âWhen Space Marine came out 10 years ago, it was a big step in establishing Warhammer in the minds of millions of players as an incredible action franchise,â noted Jon Gillard, Global Licensing Manager at Games Workshop. âSince then it has always been one of the most requested games for a sequel and it gives us great pleasure to finally be able to show fans a little taste of what this incredibly talented team has worked so passionately on. secret for the past few years.. Once again, players will be able to experience what it means to be a Space Marine in all its glory – we think they’ll love it. “
About Focus Home Interactive
FOCUS HOME INTERACTIVE is one of the leading publishers and developers of video games in Europe. Its vocation is to support the largest international studios in the development, production monitoring, marketing, sales and financing of their projects. Publisher of strong brands such as The Surge, Vampyr and A Plague Tale: Innocence, the Group achieved a turnover of 171 million euros in 2020/21, up 20% compared to the previous comparable period. FOCUS HOME INTERACTIVE generates 95% of its turnover abroad. For more information visit https://investor.focus-home.com.
About Games Workshop
Games WorkshopÂ® Group PLC (LSE: GAW.L), based in Nottingham, UK, produces the best fantasy figures in the world. Games Workshop designs, manufactures, sells and distributes its line of WarhammerÂ®: Age of SigmarÂ® and WarhammerÂ® 40,000Â® games, miniatures, novels and model kits through more than 523 of its own stores (Games WorkshopÂ® or Warhammer branded Â®), the www.games-workshop.com online store and independent retail channels in over 50 countries around the world. More information about Games Workshop and its other related brands and product lines (including our ‘Black Library’ publishing division and our special ‘Forge World’ resin miniatures studio) can be found at www.games-workshop.com.
About Saber Interactive
An Embracer Group company headquartered in the United States, Saber Interactive is a global publisher and developer operating out of 19 studios in the Americas and Europe, including Saber development offices in Russia, Spain, Belarus, Sweden. and in Portugal. Creating games for all major platforms based on original and licensed IPs, Saber titles include World War Z with over 15 million players worldwide (built on the proprietary Swarm Engine â¢), SnowRunner, the NBA Playgrounds franchise and the upcoming Evil Dead: The Game. Founded in 2001, Saber is known for two decades of development partnerships with AAA publishers, producing The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt for Nintendo Switch and next-gen consoles, Halo: The Master Chief Collection, Crysis Remastered, Quake Champions and many more.
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