Luminous Productions, the studio behind Forspoken, has introduced it’s set to merge with Square Enix.
The studio was first based in 2018 and launched motion role-playing recreation Forspoken earlier this 12 months through Square Enix. Luminous Productions is at present engaged on an growth for the title alongside a patch to “address overall game performance”.
Square Enix has since launched an announcement confirming the merger will come into impact May 1, 2023. “The merger is part of the company’s efforts to further bolster the competitive prowess of the group’s development studios, a goal set forth under its current medium-term business strategy,” stated Square Enix.
“Square Enix Co, Ltd has developed numerous AAA high-definition games and possesses a wealth of intellectual property and content. Luminous Productions Co, Ltd. is meanwhile equipped not only with AAA title development capabilities but also technical expertise in areas such as game engine development,” it continued. “Combining the two entities will further enhance the Group’s ability to develop HD games.”
Sharing an announcement of their very own, Luminous Productions wrote: “Our talented team will join Square Enix to deliver new, innovative gaming experiences to players across the globe.”
“Between now and then, we remain entirely focused on Forspoken. We are currently working on the previously announced patch to address overall game performance and the DLC In Tanta We Trust is on track for release this summer.”
Luminous Productions didn’t say what would occur to Forspoken past that.
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— Luminous Productions (@LumiPro_EN) February 28, 2023
“When we established Luminous Productions in 2018, our vision was to make AAA games that fused technology and artistry to deliver completely new play experiences. Having the chance to do just that has been a dream come true,” added the studio.
“We appreciate you taking this journey with us and look forward to continuing to create new entertainment and experiences as a part of the Square Enix family.”
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