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About Gearbox Software

Gearbox Software is an independent video game development company based in Texas. It is best known for working on games such as Borderlands, Brothers in Arms, Duke Nukem Forever, and Half Life expansions. The company was founded in 1999 and is based in Plano, Texas.On February 3rd, 2021, Gearbox Software was acquired by Embracer Group at a valuation of $1.3B.

Gearbox Software Headquarter Location

101 East Park Blvd. Suite 1069

Plano, Texas, 75074,

United States

972 312 8202

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Latest Gearbox Software News

Gearbox currently has "nine AAA games under development," says parent company Embracer

May 19, 2022

Gearbox currently has "nine AAA games under development," says parent company Embracer Whether the games are in development with Gearbox Software or through its publishing arm is not known. Published on May 19, 2022 In its Q4 and year end report , Gearbox's parent company Embracer Group announced the studio has nine triple-A titles in the works. Gearbox has both a development wing and a publishing arm. It is unclear whether all nine games are in development with Gearbox Software, or are being published by Gearbox Publishing as Embracer did not clarify. Embracer acquired Gearbox in February 2021 for $1.3 billion. It was announced that the funds will allow the studio to expand to develop more games and grow its publishing business in North America. The Borderlands IP is still owned by Gearbox and the studio will continue to work with publisher 2K Games on the franchise. At present, the only game we know of in development at Gearbox Software is Tales From The Borderlands 2 . It is also working on DLC for Tiny Tina's Wonderlands, the latest of which, Glutton's Gamble was released today.

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  • When was Gearbox Software founded?

    Gearbox Software was founded in 1999.

  • Where is Gearbox Software's headquarters?

    Gearbox Software's headquarters is located at 101 East Park Blvd., Plano.

  • What is Gearbox Software's latest funding round?

    Gearbox Software's latest funding round is Acquired.

  • Who are the investors of Gearbox Software?

    Investors of Gearbox Software include Rosemont Group Capital Partners.

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