THQ game distribution on hold in SA

THQ’s distribution deal with Ster Kinekor is on hold with immediate effect

February 12, 2013
THQ Sa news

SA gamers have become part of the casualties, as THQ has announced that all game distribution has been put on hold in South Africa.

“In light of the recent unfortunate events that have taken place within THQ, Ster Kinekor Entertainment will not at this time be distributing titles previously announced by THQ,” said Ster Kinekor Entertainment Chief Executive Officer Mario Dos Santos.

The news comes following the game publisher’s announcement of bankruptcy.

THQ’s IPs, which include some big-name hitters, such as the Darksiders, Saints Row and Metro licenses, were auctioned off to the highest bidders. Ubisoft and Crytek were among the companies who acquired the publishing rights.

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Tags: darksiders, headline, Metro, SA gaming news, SA news, saints row, SterKinekor, THQ, THQ bankruptcy

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