To bolster its Google Stadia catalogue, Google has acquired Storm Studios, the event staff behind the soon-to-release Journey to the Savage Planet. The newly introduced acquisition is not going to have an effect on the journey sport’s impending launch, which is slated to launch throughout a number of platforms, together with the PlayStation four.
Storm Studios, primarily based out of Montréal, is led by business veterans Reid Schneider and Alex Hutchinson, the latter of whom served as Artistic Director on Murderer’s Creed III and Far Cry four. Schneider previously labored as Warner Bros. Video games Montreal’s Head of Manufacturing. With the acquisition by Google, the Storm Studios’ staff of 25 is being welcomed by Google’s Stadia Video games and Leisure division, additionally primarily based out of Montréal.
The division’s Vice President Jade Raymond, one other Ubisoft alum, instructed GamesBeat this acquisition is to safe “platform-defining unique content material” for the Stadia’s nascent first-party steady. PS4 gamers, in addition to those that sport on different platforms, ought to in all probability learn this as affirmation that Journey to the Savage Planet counts as Storm Studios’ solely multiplatform venture. Future releases from the studio at the moment are anticipated to be unique to Google’s cloud platform.
Journey to the Savage Planet is a first-person co-op journey title, with an emphasis on exploration. Gamers will assume the function of a Kindred Aerospace worker, tasked with venturing onto a planet in a far nook of the universe. In exploring the uncharted planet, gamers should search far and broad to find out whether or not the planet in query is appropriate for human habitation.
Journey to the Savage Planet will launch early subsequent 12 months on January 28, 2020 for the PS4, Google Stadia, PC, and Xbox One platforms.
[Source: Google via VentureBeat]