Gearbox Software acquires Homeworld franchise from THQ
Gearbox Software has confirmed that it is the highest bidder and will acquire the ‘Homeworld’ franchise from THQ. These are the latest details.
The acquisition was confirmed byBrian Martel, Gearbox Software’s Chief Creative Officer, who posted the report on Gearbox’s official site. The statement reads that Martel “has great love and respect for Relic’s brilliant, fun and innovative game and personally spearheaded the acquisition”. It goes on to say that the “first priority” will be to “preserve and assemble the purest form of the original acclaimed and beloved games, Homeworld and Homeworld 2, with the intent of making them accessible on today’s leading digital platforms”.
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