A Plague Story: Innocence writer Focus Residence Interactive is teaming with Blackbird Interactive (Homeworld) for an authentic IP. On the time of writing, neither firm has shared particulars in regards to the new title. Nonetheless, an official unveiling will go reside throughout this yr’s PAX East, which is able to happen between February 27th and March 1st.
Focus Residence Interactive introduced the information in a press launch, noting that its “love of modern, new experiences” completely melds with the Vancouver-based studio’s “deep information and pleasure of sci-fi settings.” Whereas such info is prone to floor at PAX East, which platforms the title will launch for at present stays unknown.
Blackbird Interactive’s historical past of creating solely for PC suggests not less than that platform can be serviced. Focus Residence very often publishes titles on consoles, although it, too, has been concerned with PC-only experiences prior to now. Due to this fact, there’s no manner of understanding what the partnership will entail on this entrance till a proper announcement is made.
Established in 2007 by former EA Canada and Relic Leisure builders, Blackbird Interactive is greatest recognized for creating sequels to the real-time technique franchise Homeworld. Along with the brand new IP with Focus Residence, Blackbird stays arduous at work on Homeworld three and some different tasks.
This announcement of a brand new partnership comes on the heels of a giant yr for Focus Residence in 2019. The writer launched various hits, together with A Plague Story: Innocence, GreedFall, and World Battle Z. All have been thought-about business successes, producing the corporate greater than $88 million in income throughout the first half of the 2019/2020 fiscal yr.
[Source: Focus Home Interactive via Gamasutra]