In the world of miniature wargaming, Games Workshop are the main company to have seen the potential for computer based spin-offs and licence their IP away with surprising regularity. Fortunately for all involved they have a lot of properties to choose from after decades in the business.
The latest sale involves one of the more recent lines. Age of Sigmar replaced their traditional fantasy range in 2015, and although many factions remain in both worlds, this may be new to you if you're only familiar with the Total War: Warhammer franchise by Creative Assembly which existed in the Old World.
Frontier Developments working on Age of Sigmar RTS
Frontier is currently best known for Planets Coaster and Zoo, along with Elite Dangerous. With theof IP rights to Age of Sigmar this may change, with Games Workshop properties tending to eclipse a studios prior works as is the case with Total War's excellent Warhammers and .
IP rights bought by Frontier are for a cross platform real-time strategy game set in the Age of Sigmar, and Jon Gillard, Global Head of Licencing at Games Workshop, said: "we are always looking for the highest quality partners to work with. Frontier is just such a company." Little has been noted about the development timeline yet, but they have listed the first half of 2023 for release.
If you're interested in the world but are more keen on first-person than strategy, you should check out Vermintideor .