Munich, Germany – 1st of December 2020.
Nine Dots Studio, Deep Silver, and Koch Media are today very proud and pleased to announce that their open-world rpg “Outward” has now sold over 1-million copies worldwide since it’s release back in 2019.
Launched on March 26, 2019 Outward took the gaming world by surprise with its honest and original approach. It’s popularity grew and grew as more adventurers took up the challenge and ventured forth allowing themselves to become immersed in the magical worlds of Auria.
20 Months on from the launch and having just announced an upcoming second DLC “The Three Brothers”, both Koch Media and Nine Dots Studio celebrate this moment.
“Today perhaps more than ever gamers are embracing challenging RPGs and immersing themselves within their deep and rich plots. Outward is a great example of these games that whist not only being great fun, encourages the creation of emotional bonds from players – both alone and couch coop – to their characters and deliver a welcomed temporary escape from reality into rewarding fantasy worlds ” said Mario Gerhold, Int. Marketing Director Koch Media
“It’s hard to find the words to say when something that seemed impossible happens to you. After flopping with our two previous games, I had very conservative expectations and thought selling 100,000 copies would be a great step up from our previous titles.
To have sold ten times that is surreal. Outward isn’t a perfect game; it has a lot of heart, but we had very little resources. Now we have experience, an audience, and more resources than ever before. I’m excited to think about what comes next.” said Guillaume Boucher-Vidal, CEO at Nine Dots
For budding adventurers who have not yet packed their back-pack and set forth, Outward is available for the following platforms here:
Store Links :-
Steam – https://store.steampowered.com/app/794260/Outward/
Epic Game Store – https://www.epicgames.com/store/en-US/product/outward/home
GOG – https://www.gog.com/game/outward
In the latest Developer Diary from Nine Dot Studios, CEO Guillaume Boucher-Vidal presents the upcoming DLC “The Three Brothers” which will be released 15th of December 2020 for PC.
New quests, mechanics, weapons and more will be added to Outward’s enthralling world and guarantee and exciting new chapter!
“This one won’t follow the same formula!”
“The Three Brothers” Coming December 15th 2020 To PC and early 2021 on Playstation 4 and Xbox One.
About Nine Dots Studio
At Nine Dots we create games aimed at hardcore gamers with sophisticated tastes. We specialize in making games that would normally be out of scope for a studio of our size by refining our management practices and by focusing on creating the best working environment for our developers.
The company is based in Quebec City, has been around for over 8 years and released Outward on March 26th this year.
About Deep Silver
Deep Silver develops and distributes interactive games for all platforms. The Deep Silver label means to captivate all gamers who have a passion for thrilling gameplay in exciting game worlds by creating products of the highest possible quality, always focusing on what the customer desires.
Deep Silver has published more than 200 games since 2003, including its own brands like the open world extravaganza Saints Row, the zombie action franchise Dead Island, and the gritty, post-apocalyptic Metro series. Upcoming highlights from Deep Silver include the next entries into the Saints Row, TimeSplitters and Dead Island franchises.
Deep Silver also owns the development studios Deep Silver Dambuster Studios in Nottingham, UK; Deep Silver Fishlabs in Hamburg, Germany, and Deep Silver Volition based in Champaign, IL, USA. For more information please visit www.deepsilver.com
Koch Media is a leading producer and distributor of digital entertainment products (software, games and films). The company’s own publishing activities, marketing and distribution extend throughout Europe and the USA.
The Koch Media group has more than 20 years of experience in the digital media business, and has risen to become the number one distributor in Europe. It has also formed strategic alliances with numerous games and software publishers: Bethesda, Capcom, Kaspersky Labs, NC SOFT, Sega, Square Enix and Tecmo-Koei, etc. in various European countries.
With Headquarters in Höfen, Austria Koch Media owns branches in Germany, England, France, Austria, Switzerland, Italy, Spain, the Nordic regions, Benelux, Australia, Czech Republic and the United States.
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About Koch Media
The Koch Media Group is a global developer, publisher and distributor of video games, VR games, gaming hardware and merchandise.
The group’s publishing activities, marketing and distribution extend throughout Europe, America, Australia and Asia. Koch Media has more than 25 years of experience in the digital media business and has risen to become a leading global publishing partner.
The Koch Media Group runs a multi-label strategy with fully owned publishing units such as Deep Silver, Milestone, Vertigo Games and Ravenscourt which publish games for consoles, PC and VR platforms across all physical and digital channels.
Additionally, as global publishing partner Koch Media has formed long-term multi-national publishing collaborations with numerous game publishers including Bethesda, Capcom, Codemasters, Konami, Koei Tecmo, Sega, Square Enix, Warner Bros and many others.
With its parent company in Höfen, Austria, and the Publishing HQ in Munich, Germany, Koch Media owns local publishing companies in Germany, UK, France, Spain, Italy, Sweden, the Netherlands, Austria, Switzerland, Poland, Australia, the United States as well as Japan and Hong Kong.
The Koch Media Group owns seven game development studios: Deep Silver Volition (Champaign, IL / USA), Deep Silver Dambuster Studios (Nottingham / UK), Deep Silver Fishlabs (Hamburg / Germany), Warhorse Studios (Prague / Czech Republic), Milestone (Milan / Italy), Voxler (Paris / France) and Vertigo Games (Rotterdam /The Netherlands). Additionally, the Koch Media Group collaborates with numerous independent development studios around the world.
Part of the Koch Media Group is also Koch Films, a European independent film distributor with business primarily in Germany, Switzerland, Austria and Italy as a cinema, TV, online and Home Entertainment distributor. The Koch Media Group also owns Gaya Entertainment, a leading video game merchandise company in Munich, Germany, and the Quality Assurance Facility in Olomouc, Czech Republic.
Jonas “O.J” Ek
The Gaming Ground
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