EA closes Visceral’s Melbourne Studio

Tuesday, 20 September 2011 10:51 GMT By Patrick Garratt

As was rumoured last week, EA has official announced the closure of Visceral’s Melbourne studio.

The Australian arm of EA studio Visceral is to close, EA has said.

“With no active project in development at that location, we’ve decided to close the Visceral Melbourne office. They are talented individuals and may find other roles elsewhere in EA, if they choose,” said EA in a statement, as reported by MCV.

“EA continues to maintain its mobile studios in Melbourne which are both thriving and hiring.”

EA owns Visceral, which has studios in Redwood Shores, California and Montreal. It’s best known for Dead Space, Godfather 2, and Dante’s Inferno.

EA’s website states the studio was working on new, unannounced triple-A title IP,

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