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  • Sumo Digital Acquires CCP Games� Newcastle Studio

    January 2nd, 2018GamespotUncategorized

    Sumo Digital, developer of Crackdown 3 and Dead Island 2, announced it has acquired CCP Games’ Newcastle studio, developer of EVE: Valkyrie.

    34 employees with Studio Director Owen O'Brien have transferred to Sumo Digital and will remain in Newcastle to be the fourth studio for the developer. 

    "As we continue to expand this was a great opportunity to bring an experienced, talented and tight-knit team on board," said Paul Porter, Managing Director of Sumo Digital.

    Hilmar Veigar Pétursson, CEO of CCP Games added, "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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