I’m excited to announce that we’ve expanded our relationship with Firewalk Studios and are thrilled to welcome them to PlayStation Studios. Firewalk is house to a remarkably proficient staff of creatives who’ve launched a few of gaming’s most celebrated experiences, and so they’re already exhausting at work on their first unique AAA multiplayer sport for PlayStation.
Since saying our publishing partnership with ProbablyMonsters and Firewalk in 2021, we proceed to be impressed by the staff’s ambitions to construct a contemporary multiplayer sport that connects gamers in new and progressive methods. The studio shares our ardour for creating inspiring worlds grounded in distinctive gameplay, and we wish to proceed to spend money on their mission. We’re excited for Firewalk to deliver their technical and artistic experience to PlayStation Studios to assist develop our stay service operations and ship one thing really particular for players.
Please be part of me in welcoming Firewalk!
Each from time to time, you get to have an journey.
Over 5 years in the past, we jumped on the likelihood to arrange a brand new studio and construct a brand new IP from the bottom up. Recalling our personal favourite instances with video games, we based Firewalk Studios across the thought of delivering memorable moments – these superb, had-to-be-there instances shared with different individuals. Our purpose is to ship these shared moments of pleasure to gamers world wide.
Constructing a brand new studio at scale has been an extremely exhilarating and relentlessly daunting activity. Fortuitously, we’ve been supported by nice companions all through – ProbablyMonsters helped turbocharge us in establishing the studio, and Sony has been supporting our challenge and our inventive imaginative and prescient from the start.
We’ve assembled among the most impressed expertise within the business to ship awe-inspiring new worlds and experiences crammed with nice core gameplay. The thrill of constructing one thing new for gamers has completely energized the staff and our companions, and we’ve been playtesting daily.
Immediately we’re taking the following pure step and becoming a member of PlayStation Studios. We’ve labored carefully with Hermen and the very proficient staff at PlayStation for years, serving to to make our new sport even higher. To hitch PlayStation Studios is to formally turn out to be a part of a household that has produced lots of the most storied video games of our age, and we’re honored.
We wish to thank everybody who’s supported us alongside the way in which and people trying ahead to our future. It’s been an unbelievable journey up to now, and we are able to’t await the following chapter on this journey.
– Tony Hsu and Ryan Ellis
Studio Head and Sport Director, Firewalk Studios