Lighthouse Games, a new studio headed by Gavin Raeburn, the former Studio Head and Founder of Playground Games, the developer behind Forza Horizon, will be located in Leamington Spa, UK. The newly formed studio is currently working on an "unannounced new IP."
Although the initial press release announcing the studio's opening was brief, it mentioned that Lighthouse Games aims to develop a new best-in-class game with the help of key founding members from Playground Games' original team and other industry-leading talents."
Lighthouse Games seeks to develop an "unannounced new IP" with the help of industry-leading talent
Raeburn's comments on the opening of Lighthouse Games projected his enthusiasm to build a development team that can create a "genre-defining franchise".
"With Horizon, Playground and I created one of the most successful Xbox franchises of all time. We delivered significant commercial success year after year, to massive critical acclaim, following the success from my time at Codemasters leading Dirt, Grid and F1. That DNA is now at Lighthouse, and with it, we intend to build something truly special using all our experience to create a new genre-defining franchise." said Raeburn.
Lighthouse Games are now seeking new talent to join their ranks, and there's a Twitter you can follow if you wish to keep up updated on its developments.
Rest assured that we will keep you informed as soon as the first details of Lighthouse Games' unannounced IP become available. If you're wondering what Playground Games is currently up to, they're currently managing two juggernaut franchises; Forza Horizon and Fable.
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