Sumo Digital opens new Nottingham studio

Crackdown and Forza developer Sumo Digital is opening a new studio in Nottingham.

The new outfit will hold 50 staff and will be opened in March 2016. It joins Sumo’s other offices in Sheffield and India.

Sumo’s COO Paul Porter will head up the new Nottingham branch, alongside his responsibilties in Sheffield and India. Co-founder Darren Mills will take on the studio director role for the Sheffield office.

Porter said: With GameCity, the National Videogame Arcade, local universities and a number ofgamedevelopers, Nottingham has an established and growing game development community that we’re thrilled to join and contribute to.”

Sumo CEO Carl Cavers added: Opening the new Sumo studio proves how serious we are about extending our core capabilities to both better serve our AAA client base and reflect our ambition to explore new opportunities across console, PC, mobile and VR.”

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