A gaggle of former Respawn Leisure devs has created a brand new distant studio, Wildlight Leisure.
The studio was co-founded by CEO Dusty Welch (previously COO and GM of Apex Legends) and design director Jason McCord (beforehand design director on Apex).
Former Respawn recreation director Chad Grenier can be a part of the crew, as studio head and recreation director. They’re additionally joined by Mohammad Alavi, beforehand artistic director at Respawn, who mentioned on Linkedin that he is been on the studio for the previous 13 months.
As talked about by Eurogamer, Wildlight Leisure presently employs 28 workers, with experiences on titles together with Name of Obligation, Titanfall, Valorant, Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order, PUBG, and extra. Solely three crew members haven’t beforehand labored on Apex or Titanfall.
On its web site, Wildlight says that the studio is “totally funded” and has “been quietly engaged on a brand new IP for a while.”