Sony About the opening Haven, new Independent team Founded it Jade Raymond In Montreal who will develop games for PS4 and PS5, apparently exclusive, at least as far as the first projects are planned.
He seems to be some kind of team Second Party, Considering it is officially an independent company however Economically supported Sony, at least in part, will also focus on developing PS4 and PS5 games in a mainstream fashion at least early in its business.
So he’s not a true inner party, but Haven will still be a team so close to Sony that his first project will be spot on. New intellectual property For PlayStation platforms, possibly any PS4 and PS5, Or just the latter, more details await.
“Sony Interactive Entertainment is proud to support and invest in Haven and its future,” said Hermann Holst, President of PlayStation Studios. “We understand the challenges and benefits of building creative teams from the ground up, as Jade did, thanks to her vast experience that has spawned many of the greatest game franchises. We are confident and excited about the bright future for Haven Studios and the first project is currently under development.”
“I can’t help but be happy with this opportunity to return to my roots and work with a talented team to create a new IP address together,” said Jade Raymond, CEO and founder of Haven Studios. “The launch of an independent studio supported by Sony Interactive Entertainment gives us the greatest freedom to push boundaries with the support of a publisher who knows the creative process of creating games and is known for the constant pursuit of quality and a player. Centralized approach.”
After the unfortunate end of her Google Stadia adventure, which ended with the sudden shutdown of the indoor team by the Mountain View giant, Jade Raymond embarks on a new venture by marrying Sony, while remaining in the area. Montreal. Remember, this is the product that helped create it Doctrine killer During his time at Ubisoft.
“I’ve been making games for a long time now, it’s been over 25 years now! I’ve had the opportunity to lead the creation of two very successful native IP addresses and create different teams and studios from scratch. Some of these adventures have more successes than I could have ever imagined before.” And others less, “This is what Raymond mentioned in the official PlayStation Blog, announcing the opening of the new Haven team,” Whether the settlers of Catan play with my children or Valheim with my team, the games continue to make me happy. They are a way to relax, communicate and share experiences with people who And making games is, in many ways, more informative. It’s about bringing together experts from many different creative fields, from composers, to concept artists, to programmers (yes, coders are creative people too!) In a company that operates in Perfect harmony to offer players new worlds to explore. I cannot imagine doing anything more satisfying or satisfying. “
Evaluating my career over the past few years and thinking about the next step that could be, I come to a very simple conclusion: I need to get back to doing what I love most and doing it in a way that gives our team the freedom to explore, inspire and create.
So today I’m announcing Haven, which is an independent studio where many of the talented game developers I’ve worked with for years (and I love it!) Come together to do what we’re passionate about. Time to refocus on GAMES in a place where we can practice our technical skills without hiccups or hindrances. We want to create worlds where players can find refuge, have fun, express themselves and find a community to be a part of. We want to put all our passion into a project. We want to do something amazing for people because we believe in the power of games to bring joy into their lives. Sony shares that view. Their commitment to excellent products is unmatched and that’s why I couldn’t be happier with the support and support they give us.
Together, we want to create games that are a happy oasis for gamers and a studio that is the same for developers. So, while we don’t have many details to announce today, I’d like to tell the PlayStation community that Haven Studios is really working hard on an undeclared IP. We can’t wait to reveal more details!