Need for Speed won’t be producing a release this year, EA said in its post-earnings release conference call today, with Ghost Games general manager Marcus Nilsson posting an open letter to discuss the matter.
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Need for Speed: Rivals and other next-gen racers prove there's "real hunger for the genre," says Ghost Games
Need for Speed: Rivals executive producer Marcus Nilsson is pleased that there are other racing games in the pipeline for next-gen: Forza 5, DriveClub and The Crew. According to Nilsson, the development of said titles not only proves there’s a consumer demand, but such competition will push racing developers to innovate.
Criterion Games appears to have relinquished his stewardship of the Need for Speed franchise just one year in, with Swedish developer Ghost Games taking over.
Need for Speed: Rivals is racing its way to PS4 and Xbox One. PS Blog has showcased the game running on Sony’s console, along with gameplay insight from executive producer Marcus Nilsson.
EA’s Gothenburg studio, Ghost, is hiring. According to job listings on the official website, the Frostbite 2-centric studio is looking to hire 16 bodies with the following titles: art director, audio designer, audio engineer, creative director, development director, gameplay designer, and others. Announced in March this year, the studio is headed up by Battlefield veteran […]
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