Embracer Group, THQ Nordic's parent company, now boasts 26 video game studios, having added two more this week.
Swedish studio will work on new IPs after development wraps on Little Nightmares 2.
A strong quarter doesn't erase the ill-advised AMA on 8chan, however.
Contributors to the FB Alpha software, used to make Capcom's classic arcade ROMs run more smoothly, are unhappy over its use in the commercial product.
THQN PR and marketing boss 'should be fired,' one senior PR person tells GameDaily.biz.
The prolific publisher has no intention of letting up its acquisition spree, with an eye on sustainability and internal investment in the company.
THQ also announced full-year earnings, with sales jumping more than 700 percent.
Deep Silver parent THQ Nordic seemed surprised by the move, which has led to intense reaction among some core players.
THQ Nordic has acquired Goat Simulator developer Coffee Stain and Wreckfest studio Bugbear.