Back in October 2019, former Bungie CEO Harold Ryan unveiled ProbablyMonsters Inc. – his new firm that oversees two studios: Cauldron and Firewalk. Yesterday, the latter introduced a publishing take care of Sony Interactive Entertainment for a brand new, authentic multiplayer IP.
Firewalk’s workforce is comprised of business veterans who’ve labored on main AAA franchises together with BioShock, Call of Duty, Destiny, and Mass Effect. The builders are definitely no strangers to crafting blockbuster multiplayer experiences.
Over on the PlayStation Blog, Studio Head Tony Hsu (former VP and basic supervisor of the Destiny franchise) wrote:
For our workforce, the chance to create new worlds and encourage extra superb moments for gamers all over the world is the hearth and ambition that retains us going. The PlayStation workforce has a deep love and respect for the medium of video games, and some of the most effective experience and capabilities on the earth to assist make large ambitions a actuality.
We’re already onerous at work on growth and have been having a ton of enjoyable enjoying our sport as a workforce. In truth, whereas we continued to develop our workforce throughout this difficult final 12 months, it was our day by day on-line playtests that supplied probably the most constant level of pleasure and connection for our crew. The enjoyable and laughter of enjoying collectively introduced us nearer, even when we had been bodily aside. Our aim is to have the ability to ship that very same pleasure to players and we are able to’t wait to share what we’ve been engaged on when the time is correct.
While we don’t have any details about Firewalk’s multiplayer title, Ryan revealed in 2019 that each Cauldron and Firewalk had already begun engaged on model new AAA IPs, indicating that the thriller PlayStation mission might need been in growth for just a few years.
[Source: PS Blog]