China’s Mega Giant Tech Company Tencent has now come forward to launch a new studio, focused on the development of AAA games. Studio Light Speed is going to be massive. It is already being reported that it has hired massive personalities from the gaming industry like Rockstar Veteran Steve Martin.
“We’re ushering in a new era of game culture by combining world-class development with a stress-free work environment,” Martin said in the statement.
Tencent is now expanding its focus to AAA Games. The Tech Company recently established a new studio in LA, as described as Timi studio. Timi is currently being held by Halo 4’s Scott Warner. Apart from that, Tencent has now hired various talents from Respawn, Sony, Insomniac, and 2K Games.
Tencent Games is the parent company behind many popular gaming publishers like Riot Games, Grinding Gear Games, Miniclip, Riot Games, Bluehole, Epic Games, Activision Blizzard Ubisoft, and Supercell. Some of these companies are totally owned by Tencent, while in most cases they just own some shares.
Very Recently, Tencent also announced a new Metal Slug Game, that was developed under SNK Corp. The game did not get a name, as it’s a new project. Considering, how much they have expanded in recent years. It’s still mind-blowing that they are still creative and want to make new games. Apart from games, they are also developing a new Livestreaming platform, that will rival Twitch. Anyway, we’ll update you if any project got going in these new studious by Tencent.