Activision acquires Digital Legends for cell Name of Responsibility titles



Spanish studio to start work on cell recreation
Activision has introduced that it has acquired cell developer Digital Legends. The Spanish studio was bought underneath undisclosed phrases and is predicted to start work instantly on a brand new cell title set within the Name of Responsibility universe.
“Turning into a part of the Activision household is an thrilling time for us at Digital Legends,” mentioned CEO Xavier Carrillo-Costa. “The addition of our crew with years of experience in high-quality cell titles for cell composed by trade veterans and rising expertise will solely bolster Activision’s rising cell expertise pool. We’re very excited for the chance to work on one of many best franchises on the planet.”
Activision president Rob Kostisch additionally spoke of their pleasure with the acquisition, which formally brings Digital Legends underneath the writer’s umbrella — the 2 studios having labored collectively beforehand on quite a few tasks. Digital Legends will be part of improvement on the title, which has been within the works at Beenox and Activision Shanghai.
“That is an unbelievable crew of improvement execs at Digital Legends, and we couldn’t be extra excited to welcome them to the Activision crew,” mentioned Kotisch within the official assertion. “This can be a nice step ahead as we proceed to construct further world-class improvement sources centered on creating thrilling and modern content material for our gamers.”
The information comes only one week earlier than the launch of the subsequent entry within the Name of Responsibility franchise, Name of Responsibility: Vanguard, which was developed at Sledgehammer Studios and launches on PlayStation, PC, and Xbox platforms on November 5.
Yesterday, it was introduced that Activision was ending Pressured Arbitration for its workers, the newest transfer for a writer presently embroiled in authorized battles with the State of California and the Division of Truthful Employment and Housing (DFEH) over the working situations of at World of Warcraft developer Blizzard Leisure. The choice to drop Arbitration comes days after a Californian decide denied Activision’s request to pause the lawsuit.

Chris Moyse

Senior Editor – Chris has been taking part in video video games for the reason that Eighties. Former Saturday Evening Slam Grasp. Graduated from Galaxy Excessive with honors.