Marcus Lehto, largely recognized for co-creating Halo, is beginning one other studio. Nevertheless, he shall be working for Digital Arts this time.
Hey everybody, I’m very excited to announce that I’ve joined @EA as a Sport Director, constructing a brand new studio within the Seattle space engaged on first-person video games. I can’t wait to share extra about what we’re creating! pic.twitter.com/GnfVFNLSaW
— Marcus Lehto (@game_fabricator) October 19, 2021
Lehto introduced his new enterprise on Twitter. He’ll be sport director at this unnamed EA studio, which shall be within the Seattle space and deal with first-person video games; each of which might additionally describe Bungie, his former employer. Given how that is simply an announcement of a studio, it is going to probably be fairly a while till we see or hear extra about its first sport.
Whereas Lehto is most well-known for Halo, it’s not his most up-to-date mission. Lehto helped type V1 Interactive, which developed 2020’s Disintegration. The primary-person shooter and technique sport hybrid did not catch on and the sport’s servers went offline lower than six months after its launch. The studio folded in March 2021 after its first (and final) sport.
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