Valve Buys Firewatch Developer Campo Santo

Valve Buys Firewatch Developer Campo Santo

Half-Life, Counter-Strike, and Team Fortress 2 developer and Steam proprietor Valve has acquired unbiased sport studio Campo Santo. Consisting of veteran expertise from Telltale Games, Campo Santo’s debut effort, Firewatch, launched to close excellent evaluations when it hit in 2016. The studio is difficult at work on its second sport, In the Valley of Gods that slated for a 2019 launch window in addition to bringing Firewatch to the Nintendo Switch. It appears that each initiatives will proceed as deliberate with the staff taking to its weblog to interrupt the information.

“The twelve of us at Campo Santo have agreed to join Valve, where we will maintain our jobs as video game developers and continue production on our current project, In the Valley of Gods,” a publish from Campo Santo reads.

Campo Santo believes its discovered a type of synergy with Valve. Interesting in the event you take into account its solely publicly recognized sport in growth is card assortment sport Artifact and that the corporate hasn’t bothered with narrative-based titles since 2011’s Portal 2.

“In Valve we found a group of folks who, to their core, feel the same way about the work that they do (this, you may be surprised to learn, doesn’t happen every day). In us, they found a group with unique experience and valuable, diverse perspectives. It quickly became an obvious match,” a publish from Campo Santo reads.

While the studio would not say what’s subsequent after In the Valley of the Gods, we cannot be shocked to see it strive its palms shaping Valve’s present IP or maybe, create one thing utterly new within the Half-Life universe very like Portal.

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