Developing new Need For Speed ​​game suspended




Work on the new Need For Speed ​​title is temporarily halted. When the British section of the responsible development studio Ghost Games from Electronic Arts are fired. The Swedish section of the studio, formerly known as EA Gothenburg, is not affected.

Ghost Games Logo The Need For Speed ​​franchise is now probably in the hands of the Swedish branch of Ghost Games, but it is not yet certain. Work on the yet unannounced Need For Speed ​​title of Ghost Games is provisionally suspended anyway. This report several sources gaming site Polygon.

Ghost Games UK studio is like the spiritual successor to Criterion Games, which has become well known by the Burnout games. During the course of its 21-year history In September 2013 about fifty men of the development team at Criterion Games Ghost moved to the site in English Guildford. Many people who are at risk of losing their jobs, thus originally developers Criterion Games.

The employees of Ghost Games UK still have an alternative to dismissal with compensation offered. They may also support Dead Space-Visceral Entertainment developer in the development of a new Battlefield title. All that is known about the game, is the codename, Havana, and that it will not go to military conflicts, but to police operations. It is unknown how many employees will accept this offer.

A few months after the staff migration from Criterion to Ghost Games came the news out that the founders of Criterion Games, Alex Ward and Fiona Sperry, left the studio to “start with a clean slate and set up a new studio, reported Ward on Twitter. Is not known to which the remaining part of Criterion Games is working.

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