SEGA said it also acquired other intellectual property owned by THQ, but didn't specify.
THQ Canada has developed million-seller franchise titles such as "Warhammer 40k Dawn of War" and "Company of Heroes" under the brand of Relic Entertainment Studio. The "Warhammer 40k Dawn of War" has sold more than 7 million copies worldwide, while the "Company of Heroes" series, has sold more than 4 million copies worldwide.
Relic Entertainment was established in 1997 and acquired by THQ Canada in 2004.
SEGA already owns three development companies in the U.S. and Europe. Through the acqusitions, the company plans to expand its game lineup for PC (online,) smartphones and social networks.