The Embracer Group has clearly been on a hiring spree to account for all of those new video games in growth. “Whole headcount elevated 93% to five,730 (2,970) the place whole sport builders elevated 92% to four,325 (2,258),” the report reads. That is almost double the variety of sport builders onboarded within the area of a 12 months.
We reported again in Could of 2020 that Embracer Group had 69 unannounced games in development, so hopefully we’ll hear extra about all of those new tasks within the close to future. At that time, the group additionally had 118 video games in growth, so its launched into a whopping 32 new tasks since Could of final 12 months.
The group may simply add extra video games to this record within the wake of its newest string of acquisitions, which included port pioneers Aspyr Media and Borderlands developer Gearbox, which it picked up earlier this month for $1.three Billion. One sport it seemingly will not be serving to make is Little Nightmares three, with developer Tarsier now focusing on new IP.
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