In February 2019, 2K Video games introduced the beginning of a brand new relationship with Sledgehammer Co-founder, Michael Condrey. The partnership led to the forging of a studio primarily based out of Silicon Valley, which, till now, lacked an official identify. From right here on out, 2K’s Condrey-led crew will probably be generally known as 31st Union. Along with the Silicon Valley location, 31st Union goals to broaden internationally. In accordance a press launch from 2K, the primary of such ventures will arrange store in Spain.
Condrey serves as President of 31st Union, which already has a crew beneath its belt, although listings on the official web site present the studio remains to be trying to herald extra expertise. A press release from Condrey additionally reveals the philosophy behind the developer’s identify. He explains, “our identify and studio symbolize the spirit of California in its wealthy range of thought, artwork, music, innovation and cultural illustration which have outlined the present golden age of leisure and know-how right here in Silicon Valley.”
31st Union is presently starting work on “an bold and impressed new IP.” Tyler Michaud, Head of Technique at 31st Union, has teased that zeal rests on the heart of the challenge. Whereas particulars in regards to the new recreation stay scarce at current, plans are in place to share extra info within the coming months, in accordance with Take-Two Interactive’s President, Karl Slatoff.
This isn’t the one challenge from 2K with particulars incoming, both. The Mafia III studio, Hangar 13, intends to unveil its new title quickly, as properly. Much like Mafia III earlier than it, Hanger 13’s newest will heart on “mature” material. Nevertheless, Sport Director Haden Blackman has beforehand hinted that followers ought to anticipate a tonal shift, that includes one thing “slightly extra inspirational and extra uplifting.” Fortunately, this cryptic trace will quickly make extra sense.
[Source: 2K Games via Business Wire]