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Sumo Digital Hiring For 2 Unannounced Games

Sumo Digital Hiring For 2 Unannounced Games - News

by William D'Angelo , posted on 01 February 2021 / 2,337 Views

British video game developer Sumo Digital, who recently released Sackboy: A Big Adventure for the PlayStation 5 and PlayStation 4, is currently hiring for two unannounced games. 

One of the unannounced games is based on an "established AAA open-world action franchise." The game is from a "well-established IP" that has multiple releases. The other game is a  third-person multiplayer-based shooter, however, the size of the game is not known. 

Sumo Digital was founded in 2003 by four former members of Infogrames Studios and now has around 1,000 employees. Games they have worked on include Sackboy: A Big Adventure, LittleBigPlanet 3, Team Sonic Racing, Crackdown 3, and many more.

If you are interested here is the Sumo Digital careers page.

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 or on Twitter @TrunksWD.

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shikamaru317 (on 20 January 2021)

Hmmm, an established AAA open world action IP. I'll tell you what I wish it was, a new Sleeping Dogs for Square Enix, since Square closed the studio that made Sleeping Dogs. But I doubt it, 8 years have passed since it released and we've seen no real signs that Square was interested in doing a sequel.

Maybe a sequel to Avalanche's 2015 Mad Max game for WB, I could see WB contracting it out to Sumo if Avalanche was too busy to make it. They have the driving expertise to pull either game off, as they have a racing team within the studio that has done everything from the Sonic Kart games to assisting with Forza ports, to doing some Outrun games for Sega.

Another possibility I suppose would be Crackdown 4 for MS, since they developed Crackdown 3 in collaboration with some other studios, but I'm very doubtful of that, it didn't seem like Crackdown 3 was a very big success, I can't see Phil giving it another chance.

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The Fury (on 20 January 2021)

Dang, no web developer jobs. At least they are hiring. Most the country is unemployed right now.

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sales2099 (on 20 January 2021)

These guys are a 3rd party that is hard to read. They make exclusives for both sides.

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