Double Effective, the studio behind video games like Psychonauts and Damaged Age, has been acquired by Xbox Sport Studios. The information was introduced on-stage at present at E3 2019.
Double Effective’a addition brings Xbox Sport Studios standalone builders to 15. “Below the management of trade veteran Tim Schafer, Double Effective has been a beacon of creativity and spirit in recreation growth for nearly 20 years with basic video games like Pyschonauts, Brütal Legend and Damaged Age, stated Head of Xbox Sport Studios Matt Booty in a ready assertion. “On the root of each recreation is an emphasis on creating loopy worlds with originality, story and enjoyable. That dedication to creating a singular, player-centric expertise is what drew us to the studio, and I’m wanting ahead to seeing what we create collectively.”
And with that we’re formally now not impartial, although eternally indie in spirit. Wanting ahead to the wonderful issues we’ll be capable to do with the added Microsoft muscle!
— Greg Rice (@GregRicey) June 9, 2019
Double Effective isn’t the primary indie studio to be acquired by a serious developer. In 2018, Valve acquired Firewatch creator Campo Santo.