EA’s venerable chief invent officer and DICE founder Patrick Söderlund has announced Embark Studios, a brand original pattern rental that has, in step with a press release, situation its sights on the use of rising tech to fetch “original kinds of interactive leisure and simulated digital on-line worlds.”
The Stockholm-based mostly completely mostly studio already has captured the respect of MapleStory creator Nexon, so basic so that the fetch sport-focused company has signed on each as “the only real strategic equity investor” in Embark and because the publisher for the dev’s future video games.
“I deem video games are on the cusp of altering radically, thanks to original applied sciences,” acknowledged Patrick Söderlund in a press release. “Connected avid gamers, massive data, speech recognition, cloud computing, developed AI and more will birth up original play, enabling builders to form a wider fluctuate of experiences, and for avid gamers to fetch and make contributions. Embark is a crew of aged creators bright to transfer beyond present play experiences into the long sprint.”
Söderlund himself takes on the position of CEO at the newly founded studio and would possibly well join Nexon’s Board of Directors in March.