Sega has filed a claim against THQ for $941,710.93 in Company of Heroes 2 pre-orders through Valve’s digital distribution platform, Steam.
Sega purchased the Company of Heroes franchise along with its developer Relic Entertainment for $26.6 million during THQ’s bankruptcy auction in January. Sega is claiming a priority of $508,977.85. The amount which Valve allegedly paid THQ in pre-order revenue from Steam after THQ filed for bankruptcy on December 19th 2012.
Since THQ’s bankruptcy creditors have claimed hundreds of millions in owed money. Those creditors include not only companies such as Microsoft, Double Fine Productions and Codemasters but also former THQ executives.