Kingdom Come Delivers the Deep Silver

Posted on 29 Sep 2016 by
L Coulsen

So, because Koch Media clearly aren’t a huge enough part of the video game world already, what with snapping up huge swathes of THQ into the Deep Silver family, now they’re taking on responsibility for publishing the massively successful crowdfunding darling Kingdom Come: Deliverance as well. Because of course they are. That’s pretty much all there is too it actually.

Deep Silver have already demonstrated a clear hands off approach to the development side of games, even with the studios they now own. When they say publishing, they mean precisely that. Basically this means that any and all resources Warhorse now have at their disposal will be funnelled into making the game exactly the way they want to, and Deep Silver will throw even more money at them to produce and distribute both digital and physical copies of the game.

In short, it’s a win/win scenario.


Official Press Release

Munich / Praha, September 29 – Warhorse Studios and Deep Silver, the publishing label of Koch Media, are happy to announce their collaboration to publish the medieval role playing game Kingdom Come: Deliverance. With this exclusive co-publishing deal, Kingdom Come: Deliverance is reaching the next important milestone to distribute the game, with the release date remaining in 2017.

This is a great opportunity to bring Kingdom Come: Deliverance to more players around the world. Our best competence is to create an outstanding game. With Koch Media as a strong partner we will now have the chance to reach an even wider audience.” said Martin Frývaldský, CEO of Warhorse Studios.

Koch Media will publish the game physically and digitally for PlayStation®4, Xbox One, the all-in-one games and entertainment system from Microsoft, as well as the physical PC versions under its Deep Silver Label. Warhorse Studios will remain responsible for the worldwide PC digital distribution. All versions, PC and consoles, will share a common release date, which will be announced in the near future.

We appreciate that Warhorse Studios went its own way and realised a strong and powerful vision by mobilising a vast community on their channels. We are now looking forward to being part of the next phase, to publish Kingdom Come: Deliverance on consoles and to help in the retail distribution of PC copies.” said Dr. Klemens Kundratitz, CEO of Koch Media.

Kingdom Come: Deliverance is a single-player, first person, open world RPG. Set in 1403 Bohemia in the medieval Holy Roman Empire, the game is rich with historically authentic characters, themes and warfare.

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