Sumo Digital acquires CCP Games’ Newcastle studio

The studio behind EVE: Valkryie.

Sumo Digital

Sumo Digital, the company behind the upcoming Crackdown 3 and Dead Island 2, has acquired CCP Games’ Newcastle studio, which developed EVE: Valkyrie, the company announced.

The 34 staff members of the Newcastle studio will remain in Newcastle under studio director Owen O’Brien. It is now the fourth studio under Sumo Digital.

Find comments from Sumo Digital and CCP Games below.

Paul Porter, Manging Director of Sumo Digital

“As we continue to expand this was a great opportunity to bring an experienced, talented and tight-knit team on board.”

Hilmar Veigar Pétursson, CEO of CCP Games

“Sumo Digital is a great home for the team in Newcastle. As we say goodbye to our former colleagues we know that they will do great things there, and we can’t wait to see what they do next.”

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