Koch steps up with Saints Row, Metro and Volition buys

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Koch Media and its publishing label Deep Silver has welcomed Volition and the Saints Row and Metro IP to the company in a statement this morning.

Koch bought Volition and the Saints Row IP for $23m and acquired the Metro IP for $5.8m as part of the THQ bankruptcy sale.

“Both the Saints Row and the Metro franchises perfectly fit into our future lineup and strategy, said Deep Silver’s international commercial director Menno van der Bil. “We’re really excited to lead these well-respected licenses into a bright new future. We also welcome the legendary development studio Volition to the Koch Media/Deep Silver group.”

CEO of Koch Media Dr. Klemens Kundratitz added: “Koch Media welcomes the addition of these magnificent franchises to the Koch Media family of entertainment properties. Deep Silver is perfectly positioned to lead these brands into the next generation of interactive entertainment for fans around the world.”

Get the full details of which studios went where here.