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The folks at Warhorse Studios have sent out a press release to announce a co-publishing deal with Deep Silver concerning their upcoming and partially crowdfunded title Kingdom Come: Deliverance. In short, Deep Silver will handle the console versions and the retail PC version, while Warhorse Studios will still handle digital PC sales of the 2017 open-world RPG on its own. Here's the full press release:
Warhorse Studios and Koch Media Sign Global Co-Publishing Deal For ‘Kingdom Come: Deliverance’
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.