A brand new development studio is being opened in San Francisco by Warner Bros.
The studio will be tasked with making “ high-quality, free-to-play, mobile, social and browser-based games” and will be led by Warner Bros Entertainment's senior VP of digital games Greg Ballard.
It will also oversee publishing of all Warner Interactive's mobile titles.
“We are extremely pleased to add WB Games San Francisco to our global portfolio of studios and publishing capabilities,” Warner Interactive president Martin Tremblay stated.
“As our company has grown over the years, it has been a high priority to attract and cultivate creativity and innovation in top markets for game development around the world.”
Greg Ballard added: “The Bay Area is the home of social and mobile gaming and WB Games San Francisco is Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment’s opportunity to expand our game development capabilities into the epicenter of the digital world.
“San Francisco is a hotbed of local talent and convenient access to major partners, and this will help us achieve our goal to bring our top entertainment and gaming brands, as well as original IP, to multiple mobile, social and emerging platforms.”