Microsoft picks up Psychonauts 2 publishing rights from Starbreeze

Following news that Microsoft has acquired Psychonauts 2 developer Double Fine Productions, now-former Psychonauts 2 publisher Starbreeze has announced that it assigned the game’s publishing rights to Microsoft in exchange for $13.2 million. Starbreeze originally picked up the publishing rights for Psychonauts 2 in 2017 with a commitment to invest $8 million in the game’s development.  With…

Microsoft picks up Psychonauts 2 publishing rights from Starbreeze

Following news that Microsoft has acquired Psychonauts 2 developer Double Fine Productions, now-former Psychonauts 2 publisher Starbreeze has announced that it assigned the game’s publishing rights to Microsoft in exchange for $13.2 million.

Starbreeze originally picked up the publishing rights for Psychonauts 2 in 2017 with a commitment to invest $8 million in the game’s development. 

With that agreement set in stone, Starbreeze has sold off the publishing rights for the last game it had signed on to publish prior to its current financial woes. The company has been facing financial trouble since the underwhelming release of Overkill’s The Walking Dead in late 2018, s
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