A bunch of video games trade veterans – consisting most prominently of former Respawn Leisure builders with credit on the likes of Titanfall and Apex Legends – have teamed as much as kind new “distant first” studio Wildlight Leisure.
Wildlight has been based by Dusty Welch and Jason McCord (who’ll act as CEO and design director respectively), with Chad Grenier serving as studio head and recreation director. Grenier was beforehand recreation director on Respawn’s vastly standard battle royale shooter Apex Legends earlier than leaving the studio after greater than a decade on the finish of final 12 months.
Grenier is joined by one other high-profile former Respawn group member, Mohammad Alavi, who’s design credit embody Infinity Ward’s unique Trendy Warfare collection and Titanfall. Previous to his departure from Respawn in 2021, Alavi was engaged on an unnamed “single-player journey” – a reportedly now-canned venture set within the Titanfall/Apex Legends universe.
Wildlight at the moment lists 28 group members on its website, and it is a powerful little bit of studying, with credit spanning the likes of Name of Obligation, God of Warfare, Halo, and Uncharted. All however three have beforehand labored on both Apex Legends or Titanfall at Respawn.
Wildlight describes itself a “fully-funded leisure studio hyper-focused on creating huge, daring, unique gaming universes of epic high quality and scale”. It says it has been “quietly engaged on a brand new IP for a while” however notes that “it will be a bit earlier than we will say extra”.