Embracer Group and The Gearbox Entertainment Company Complete Merger

The Gearbox Entertainment Company and Embracer Group announced today that they successfully closed on their up to $1.3 billion merger agreement. Embracer and Gearbox announced in February of 2021 their intention to merge. With this, Gearbox Entertainment is the seventh operating group in the Karlstad, Sweden-headquartered Embracer Group, which has an extensive catalogue of more than 240 franchises and more than 7,000 employees around the world. The merger fuels positions Gearbox for rapid growth with its robust IP catalogue, AAA development studios, and North American publishing capabilities. “Our team is incredibly excited about the opportunity we now have,” said Randy … Continue reading Embracer Group and The Gearbox Entertainment Company Complete Merger

Gearbox Software Launches Initiative to Help Frontline Healthcare Workers

Gearbox Software today launched a fundraiser in partnership with international humanitarian organization Direct Relief to provide aid including personal protective equipment (PPE) to medical workers leading the response to the COVID-19 pandemic. The project gives millions of video gamers stuck in their homes across the globe a chance to support something important, like ongoing emergency healthcare efforts. When individuals make a donation of at least $5.00 to Direct Relief on GearboxLoot.com, they will receive a SHiFT Code allowing them to unlock a digital mask for their characters in Borderlands 3. The donations will go directly to Direct Relief and be … Continue reading Gearbox Software Launches Initiative to Help Frontline Healthcare Workers

Developing: Borderlands The Pre-Sequel

2K and Gearbox Software announced today that Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel, an all-new standalone Borderlands game set in-between the award-winning Borderlands and Borderlands 2, is currently in co-development by Gearbox Software and 2K Australia. Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel will be available worldwide in fall 2014 on the Xbox 360 video game and entertainment system from Microsoft, PlayStation 3 computer entertainment system, and Windows PC. “Borderlands is one of 2K’s premiere franchises, and Borderlands 2 is the highest-selling title in the history of our company,” said Christoph Hartmann, President of 2K. “Fans are clamoring for an all-new, triple-A Borderlands experience, and we will … Continue reading Developing: Borderlands The Pre-Sequel

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