Sony opening Project Morpheus studio in North West England

PlayStation is setting up a development studio in North West England dedicated to make games for its Project Morpheus VR headset.

As spotted by Eurogamer, Sony has been advertising for experienced developers on its job site for a ‘North West Studio’ to work exclusively on content for Project Morpheus.

Eurogamer also has reliable information saying that the team will feature staff from DriveClub studio Evolution, and that the new developer will be in Manchester.

In March of this year, Sony confirmed that there would be lay-offs at Evolution Studioand that it would be "looking to relocate team members through the studios".

The jobs listings are going to be up until July 31st, suggesting that we won’t be hearing from this studio for some time.

Indeed, speaking to Eurogamer, a Sony spokesperson said: We are still in the early planning phase with this studio, and are currently focused on hiring the right team.

"We look forward to sharing more news and formal announcements in the near future."

In March, Sony confirmed that its Morpheus VR headset would be coming to stores in the first half of 2016.

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