GamesIndustry has revealed immediately that British unbiased studio Edge Case Video games, referred to as the developer of the sci-fi free-to-play MOBA Fractured Area, has been acquired by Wargaming and can now work on an unannounced free-to-play MMO for the Belarussian firm.
Wargaming UK product director Sean Decker mentioned:
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We’re extraordinarily pleased to be working with Edge Case Video games. Wargaming and Edge Case Video games have been in search of a solution to companion for years. They’ve an incredible background that matches with Wargaming’s future plans in new video games – they’ve constructed and run free-to-play, vehicle-based MMOs, constructed on the Unreal tech stack.
We plan to develop the crew over the following yr to the scale wanted to construct and run a world-class F2P MMO, whereas persevering with to work with different Wargaming groups, corresponding to our Sydney studio.
In hindsight, this was fairly apparent. Two months in the past, Wargaming opened a brand new workplace in Guildford, which can be the place Edge Case Video games relies. Final month, alternatively, the developer of Fractured Area introduced that there could be no additional growth completed on the sport.
The acquisition of Edge Case will increase the variety of workers in Wargaming’s new Guildford workplace by 32, bringing it to a complete of 55. As talked about above by UK product director Sean Decker, we are able to anticipate this quantity to develop sooner or later.
Keep tuned for extra on this presently unannounced mission.
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