Amazon is starting a new game studio led by Rainbow Six Siege devs

Regardless of its previous problems, Amazon is still attempting to burglarize video gaming. The business is opening up a brand-new video game advancement studio in Montreal, led by a few of the imaginative skill behind Rainbow 6 Siege, it revealed on Tuesday.

The brand-new studio will consist of head of production Luc Bouchard, imaginative director Xavier Marquis, head of production Alexandre Remy, and content director Romain Rimokh, who all worked formerly on Ubisoft’s tactical shooter, Rainbow 6 Siege. Unsurprisingly, with a group that’s heavy on multiplayer experience, the brand-new Amazon studio’s very first video game will be an “online multiplayer title based on new IP.”

“Building upon 8 years of experience with Siege, we are excited to start with a blank page and the creative freedom to create a completely unique experience in the multiplayer space,” stated Marquis in the business’s news release. “From our first discussion, we felt a true connection with the people at Amazon Games, their approach to gaming and the sheer amount of knowledge, expertise and technology available there. It is quite humbling and we couldn’t be more excited to start a studio with them.”

While Amazon has actually invested the last numerous years attempting to press its method into video game advancement, it’s had a rough go up until now. The business’s most significant upcoming video game is the colonization MMO, New World, which has actually been postponed a variety of times, lastly appears near launch in 2021. On the other hand, its other high profile task, Crucible, never ever discovered an audience after its release and was ultimately canceled. Amazon likewise has other tasks in the works that it hasn’t yet revealed, consisting of a video game from Smilegate RPG.

Jobber Wiki author Frank Long contributed to this report.