Starbreeze and 505 Games
There has been a press release in which it is stated that the developer team of Starbreeze has 505 Games as their publishing partner for the upcoming titles of Payday 2 and P13, which might be released next year.
Earlier this year, Starbreeze acquired the rights of Payday, as well as developer Overkill Studios.
There isn't much information regarding P13 yet as it is being kept in secret by the developers; the only information is that it will be an action-adventure game, which will be downloadable.
Here is the press release:
"505 GAMES ANNOUNCES PARTNERSHIP WITH STARBREEZE STUDIOS
WOODLAND HILLS, Calif. – September 6, 2012 – 505 Games, a global publisher of video games, and acclaimed video game developer Starbreeze Studios today announced they have partnered to bring the previously announced titles PAYDAY 2 and P13 (working title), to gamers worldwide in 2013.
"Our partnership with Starbreeze Studios is a testament to 505 Games' commitment to working with top development talent," said Ian Howe, president, 505 Games North America. "In addition to working with an amazing studio we are honored to also partner with acclaimed Swedish film director Josef Fares whose creative genius is bringing P13 to life."
"When we started to plan the next steps for Starbreeze we wanted to find a partner, not just a traditional publisher, and 505 Games fit that criteria," said Mikael Nermark, CEO and president of Starbreeze. "We feel that this collaboration can grow into a long-term partnership."
P13 is being developed by Starbreeze Studios in conjunction with Fares whose visionary talents are guiding the storyline, look and feel of the upcoming action-adventure game which will be available for download.
PAYDAY 2, in development at Starbreeze's Overkill Studios, is the next installment after the wildly successful FPS PAYDAY: The Heist. The game will be available for download."
Payday 2 will be the sequel of the multiplayer-oriented FPS game Payday: The Heist, which features a team of robbers, which get into different scenarios and fight against waves police officers, to get out with the "treasure" they look for; a bank, alley and even a hospital are some of the scenarios in which this game takes place, let's wait to see how is Starbreeze going to surprise players with Payday 2