BattleCry Studios

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BattleCry Studios
Subsidiary
Industry Video game industry
Founded October 3, 2012; 5 years ago (2012-10-03)
Headquarters Austin, Texas, U.S.
Key people
Doug Mellencamp (studio director)
Parent ZeniMax Media
Website battlecrystudios.com

BattleCry Studios is an American video game developer based in Austin, Texas. It was founded on October 3, 2012, as subsidiary of ZeniMax Media, headed by long-time industry professional Rich Vogel as its president.[1] BattleCry Studios is seeking employees with experience in microtransactions and free-to-play games.[2]

On May 28, 2014, BattleCry Studios announced their first game, BattleCry.[3] On September 10, 2015, it was reported that BattleCry Studios had laid off a "substantial portion" of their staff.[4] On October 7, 2015, the development on BattleCry was halted for the studio to work on different projects.[5] In September 2017, Vogel announced that he had left BattleCry Studios in favor of Certain Affinity.[6]

Games developed

Year Title Platform(s) Notes
2016 Doom Microsoft Windows, Xbox One, PlayStation 4 Replaced Certain Affinity on assisting id Software with development of post-release multiplayer content.[7]
TBA BattleCry Microsoft Windows N/A

References

  1. ^ Sliwinski, Alexander (October 3, 2012). "Battlecry Studios is new Austin-based developer from Bethesda Softworks". Engadget. AOL Tech. Retrieved September 17, 2016. 
  2. ^ Reahard, Jef (October 4, 2012). "Bethesda's new Battlecry Studios looking for F2P experts". Engadget. AOL Tech. Retrieved September 17, 2016. 
  3. ^ Molina, Brett (May 28, 2014). "Bethesda unveils free-to-play game 'Battlecry'". USA Today. Gannett Satellite Information Network. Retrieved September 17, 2016. 
  4. ^ Rosales, Lani (September 10, 2015). "BattleCry Studios lays off unknown number of staff in Austin". The American Genius. AGBeat. Retrieved September 17, 2016. 
  5. ^ Prescott, Shaun (October 8, 2015). "Bethesda has 'concerns' about Battlecry and is 'evaluating' it". PC Gamer. Future US. Retrieved September 17, 2016. 
  6. ^ Sinclair, Brendan (September 22, 2017). "Rich Vogel joins Certain Affinity". GamesIndutry.biz. Gamer Network. Retrieved September 26, 2017. 
  7. ^ Holmes, Mike (August 6, 2016). "BattleCry devs now working with id on Doom multiplayer". Gamereactor UK. Retrieved December 19, 2016. 

External links

  • Official website


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