(August 31, 2015 – Burbank, CA) – High definition digital versions of all four of the movies in the cult classic “Mad Max” series, as well as the new “Mad Max” video game in the series are available for sale now via electronic sell-through (EST) from Steam, it was announced today by the entertainment platform that allows users to play, connect, create, and more.
The “Mad Max” video game from Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment and developed by Avalanche Studios makes its debut today and features open-world, third person action set in a post-apocalyptic setting.
Introducing an original story set within the universe of the “Mad Max” films, the game's launch on Steam is accompanied by the digital availability of all four films in the “Mad Max” Anthology; “Mad Max,” “The Road Warrior,” “Mad Max: Beyond Thunderdome,” and the recently released “Mad Max: Fury Road.”
The game and films will be offered in a variety of packages and price points to Steam gamers in the U.S., Canada, Russia, Brazil, South Korea and much of Europe. Fans in Spain (9/4), Germany (9/10), Norway (9/14), France (9/14) and the U.K. (9/21) who purchase any of the available packages now can access the catalog titles immediately and “Mad Fax: Fury Road” later in the month when the title is first available in the territory.
“Steam is a great partner for Warner Bros.” said Jim Wuthrich, president of Americas, Warner Bros Home Entertainment. “Together we can offer fans a great, immersive film and interactive experience. Steam is the ideal place to launch both the fantastic new title from Avalanche as well as the full collection of films together.”
“Just about every gamer is a fan of the ‘Mad Max’ anthology,” said Doug Lombardi at Valve. “From the original to the amazing ‘Mad Max: Fury Road,’ these titles have captured the imagination of film and gaming fans alike. As Steam’s library of games and movies continue to grow, the ‘Mad Max’ game and film anthology represent major offerings for the platform.”
Steam is a leading platform for games with thousands of titles and millions of gamers. Since March, Steam has also added 100 film titles, with more coming soon. EST was up 30% in 2014 over 2013, and EST for theatrical new release titles was up 60% in the same period of time.
For pricing, availability, and more, please visit http://store.steampowered.com/sale/madmax/
About Warner Bros. Home Entertainment, Inc.:
Warner Bros. Home Entertainment (WBHE) brings together Warner Bros. Entertainment’s home video, digital distribution and interactive entertainment businesses in order to maximize current and next-generation distribution scenarios. An industry leader since its inception, WBHE oversees the global distribution of content through packaged goods (Blu-ray DiscT and DVD) and digital media in the form of electronic sell-through and video-on-demand via cable, satellite, online and mobile channels, and is a significant developer and publisher for console and online video game titles worldwide. WBHE distributes its product through third party retail partners and licensees.
About Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment:
Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment, a division of Warner Bros. Home Entertainment, Inc., is a premier worldwide publisher, developer, licensor and distributor of entertainment content for the interactive space across all platforms, including console, handheld, mobile and PC-based gaming for both internal and third party game titles.