Starbreeze studios & Overkill Software, (famous for their cooperative heist franchise Payday . the horror shooter mash up The Darkness and for last years indie darling. “The single player co-op game Brothers: A Tale Of Two Sons.”) Announced that after 15 years of major financial lost, that the second game in the Payday franchise Payday 2 has made, on its own $5.3 Million in the last fiscal quarter.
Accompanying the financial news Starbreeze CEO Bo Andersson Klint said.“To put the past six months in perspective, I would like to highlight that Starbreeze historically, from 1998 to June 2013, accumulated a total loss of SEK 94 million ($14.4 million),” He also said. “Thanks to our new business model, reorganization and a focus on our own brands, we have—in only two quarters—generated a profit before tax of SEK 104 million ($16 million).”
Clint also said in terms of Brothers: A Tale Of Two Sons that Brothers has finally started paying royalties, with Starbreeze saying Brothers brought in $250,000 in the last fiscal quarter.