SQUARE ENIX AND PEOPLE CAN FLY ANNOUNCE NEW EXTERNAL DEVELOPMENT PARTNERSHIP BRAND NEW AAA TITLE COMING TO PC AND CONSOLE
SYDNEY, 2nd June 2017 – SQUARE ENIX®, one of the most influential providers of videogame entertainment in the world with award-winning and best-selling franchises such as FINAL FANTASY® and TOMB RAIDER®, today revealed a new, external development partnership with People Can Fly, the Warsaw-based studio which developed BULLETSTORM and co-developed GEARS OF WAR: JUDGMENT. The partnership will see the companies work together to develop a new high-end original title for console and PC.
“We’re massively excited to be working with the talented team at PCF in Warsaw, a studio filled with people who really know their craft,” said Lee Singleton, Head of Studio at Square Enix London Studios. “We’re building a game we all want to play which will be the perfect addition to our portfolio.”
“It’s an exciting time,” said Sebastian Wojciechowski, Studio Head at People Can Fly. “We’ve got a great and experienced team in place, and it’s incredible to be working with Square Enix, a world-class publisher who shares our passion and excitement for the project.”
People Can Fly is expanding its team and looking to hire Gameplay Programmers, an AI Programmer, and a VFX Artist. To find out more and view all available positions go here: http://peoplecanfly.com/career/.
About People Can Fly
Established in 2002, People Can Fly is known for recent titles such as Gears of War: Judgment (published in 2013) and Bulletstorm – an original, Unreal Engine 3-powered onslaught of ‘kill with skill’ gameplay and blockbuster moments published in 2011. The studio made its mark on the shooter genre with its award-winning Painkiller series of games for PC and Xbox prior to shipping Epic’s Gears of War for PC. On April 7th, People Can Fly launched its newest game – Bulletstorm: Full Clip Edition.
About Square Enix Ltd.
Square Enix Ltd. develops, publishes, distributes and licenses SQUARE ENIX®, EIDOS® and TAITO® branded entertainment content in Europe and other PAL territories as part of the Square Enix group of companies. Square Enix Ltd. also has a global network of leading development studios such as IO Interactive™, Crystal Dynamics®, and Eidos Montréal. The Square Enix group of companies boasts a valuable portfolio of intellectual property including: FINAL FANTASY®, which has sold over 130 million units worldwide; DRAGON QUEST®, which has sold over 70 million units worldwide; TOMB RAIDER®, which has sold over 58 million units worldwide; and the legendary SPACE INVADERS®. Square Enix Ltd. is a London-based, wholly-owned subsidiary of Square Enix Holdings Co., Ltd.
More information on Square Enix Ltd. can be found at http://eu.square-enix.com/en