Trade vet Jade Raymond (producer on Murderer’s Creed II, Watch Canines) has opened up a brand new indie studio in Montreal known as Haven. The crew’s first venture is a sport for Sony’s PlayStation platform.

In the present day Sony and ex-Stadia chief Jade Raymond introduced a brand new video games studio primarily based in Montreal, Canada. The brand new crew known as Haven, and it is engaged on a brand new unannounced IP for the PlayStation ecosystem. Subsequent to nothing is understood in regards to the sport itself, nevertheless we anticipate it to focus on the PS5.

Raymond initially helped lead the crew behind the primary Murderer’s Creed video games and founded Ubisoft Toronto, then moved to EA to steer its Motive studio on a brand new unannounced venture. Raymond left EA in 2018 when the corporate shook up administration and added Motive to EA Worldwide Studios. She discovered a house at Stadia the place she led the first-party video games division, but in addition left after Google cancelled all first-party video games and closed its video games studios labels.

This is what Raymond mentioned within the announcement:

In the present day I am saying Haven, an impartial studio the place lots of the gifted sport builders I’ve labored with for years (and love dearly!) are coming collectively to do what we’re most captivated with. It is time for us to refocus on GAMES in a spot the place we are able to apply our crafts with none limitations or impediments. We need to create worlds the place gamers can escape, have enjoyable, categorical themselves, and discover group. We need to pour our ardour right into a venture. We need to make one thing wondrous for folks to expertise. As a result of we consider within the energy of video games to deliver pleasure to folks’s lives. And Sony does, too. Their dedication to excellence is unmatched. It is why I could not be happier for his or her backing and help.

Collectively, we need to create video games which can be a haven for gamers, and we need to construct a studio that may be a haven for builders. So, whereas we do not have many particulars to announce in the present day, I need the PlayStation group to know that Haven Studios is already exhausting at work on an unannounced IP. We will not wait to point out you extra!

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