While we’re used to hear of studios closing shop almost every month, it’s now time for some good news. Veteran developers from Blizzard and Sony Online Entertainment have teamed up to form Molten Games studio.
Funded by NCSoft in an undisclosed multi-million dollar deal, Molten Games has announced that they’re working on a free-to-play AAA online PC game.
Key staff members for Molten Games include: chief product officer Paul Della Bitta and VP of creative development Blaine Smith. Della Bitta was formerly from Activision Blizzard’s senior director of global community development and eSports. Smith, meanwhile was lead designer on Company of Heroes Online at Relic Entertainment.
We’ll report more details on Molten Games’ upcoming title as they become available.