Team17 Re-Enter Third-Party Publishing with Light

Industry veterans Team17 are to re-enter the third-party publishing arena after a hiatus of almost two decades. For those who may not be aware Team17 started life as a publisher almost twenty three years ago, publishing classics such as Alien Breed, Project-X, Superfrog, Assassin, ATR, […]
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Electronic Theatre ImageIndustry veterans Team17 are to re-enter the third-party publishing arena after a hiatus of almost two decades. For those who may not be aware Team17 started life as a publisher almost twenty three years ago, publishing classics such as Alien Breed, Project-X, Superfrog, Assassin, ATR, Super Stardust, Apidya, Silverball and many more. The first title to be signed and announced by Team17 is indie videogame Light, developed by Brighton creative Just a Pixel.

Team17 is in a very fortunate position, able to promote external talent through the company’s own experience and a strong community. The company intends to leverage these assets in order to raise awareness for new IPs and specifically indie videogames. Team17 houses an internal digital publishing team who have topped every digital chart Electronic Theatre Imagefrom PC, console and mobile over the last couple of years, but more importantly, Team17 make videogames as well and know first-hand just what it takes to market correctly across all platforms.

Interested developers can contact Team17’s publishing team at publishing@team17.com. Team17 will work directly with developers to create tailor-made packages which can include a wide range of professional services from funding, lifecycle management, brand building, audience cross-promotion, PR, marketing, localisation, QA and much more. The first title coming as part of this new publishing initiative, Light, is currently in the Steam Greenlight programme and is being funded by Team17′s publishing team. Steam users can vote to have Light added to Valve’s Steam service at http://bit.ly/LightYes and Electronic Theatre will keep you updated with all the latest details from team17.

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