Avalanche Studios Opens UK Studio, to Develop Unannounced Title

Avalanche Studios Opens UK Studio, to Develop Unannounced Title - News

by William D'Angelo , posted on 01 June 2020 / 281 Views

Avalanche Studios Group announced it will be opening a new studio based in Liverpool, UK, which will be working on an unannounced title. It is the fourth studio from Avalanche and the current team of five employees will be working remotely for the time being due to the ongoing coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. 

Avalanche Studios is known for developing the Just Cause franchise, theHunter: Call of the Wild, and Rage 2. The new studio is hoping to grow to over 50 employees over the next two years, however, is looking to hire 20 employees immediately. 

The Liverpool Studio will "initially collaborate with the other locations on the development of current and future IPs from Expansive Worlds."

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"I’m excited about Avalanche Studios Group becoming a part of Liverpool’s thriving game development scene and how we can contribute to it in terms of our unique games and culture," said Pim Holfve, CEO of Avalanche Studios Group. "The Liverpool location will play an important role in our sustainable growth strategy to recruit over 100 people in 2020."

Pim Holfve added, "Our employees health and safety' is our top priority. We are working hard to create a sustainable way for all our employees to work from home and maintain a sound work-life balance during these difficult times."

A life-long and avid gamer, William D'Angelo was first introduced to VGChartz in 2007. After years of supporting the site, he was brought on in 2010 as a junior analyst, working his way up to lead analyst in 2012. He has expanded his involvement in the gaming community by producing content on his own YouTube channel and Twitch channel dedicated to gaming Let's Plays and tutorials. You can contact the author at wdangelo@vgchartz.com or on Twitter @TrunksWD.

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