The local newspaper Bend Bulletin has published a report on Bend Studio, teams based in the homonymous town in Oregon, currently working on Days Gone. Sony Interactive Entertainment America has invested significant resources in the studio, with the objective to enable the company to produce AAA games of high profile.
As reported by the Bend Bulletin newspaper, Sony Interactive Entertainment America has expanded the number of employees in Bend Studio, the development studio behind Days Gone.
According to the newspaper, Sony Interactive Entertainment America has invested significant resources in the studio, with the objective to enable the company to produce AAA games of high profile.
In recent months, Sony Bend has hired new employees and increased staff from 45 to 103 people, in addition the offices were enlarged and modernized to accommodate a studio for motion capture. The publisher has also confirmed that the new members will not be laid off after the conclusion of the work of Days Gone, staff has in fact been taken indefinitely.
A good injection of confidence for what should be in the coming years of paramount importance in the developers portfolio of Sony Interactive Entertainment.
Days Gone, whose premiere was shown at E3 2016, according to the developers, will be an extremely long-lived title.
For Sony it is one of the largest productions, supported by a budget so high as to be compared to that of AAA titles.
The game, developed by Epic Unreal Engine 4 and inspired by The Walking Dead, World War Z and even Sons of Anarchy, will be exclusive to PlayStation 4.