Free-to-play warcompany Wargaming (they of Worlds Of Tanks, Warships, and Warplanes) have purchased Edge Case Games, the English studio behind spaceship MOBA Fractured Space. The 32-person workforce will be part of Wargaming UK workplace in Guildford to work with them on “an unannounced MMO project.” Mysterious!
“We are very excited to become part of the world-renowned Wargaming, creating an expanding studio in Guildford,” Edge Case CEO James Brooksby mentioned in right this moment’s announcement. “We have built a great team with lots of relevant experience, who can’t wait to get their teeth into starting work on a big new ambitious game backed by the might of Wargaming.”
Edge Case had been already primarily based in Guildford, so it’s not a giant transfer.
Wargaming say they’re glad to select up a studio with F2P and Unreal Engine expertise. Wargaming UK are nonetheless a brand new studio and small-ish, although with 156 open jobs listed they received’t keep that manner for lengthy.
Enemy Territory builders Splash Damage, one other UK crew, are additionally working on something with Wargaming. It is likely to be the identical MMO, it is likely to be one thing completely different… we don’t know what it’s.
Our Brendy was fairly a fan, calling it “a MOBA in a non-cutesy, non-fantasy setting, with just enough respect for the genre’s tradition while having the courage to keep things slow, uncomplicated and strategic” in his Fractured Space review.