With Forza Horizon 4 releasing this Friday amongst critical acclaim, including from us here at Press Start, developers Playground Games are looking to expand their studio with an additional 100 employees. The job posting, spotted by @PostUp_BBB on Twitter, includes Lead Artists, Producers, Designers, Engineers and Animators, amongst others, which had some speculating they were equipping the studio with an extra team to work on additional projects.
Playground Games Plans To Grow To 400 Employees.
They posted in LinkedIn over 100 jobs and if you go at their website there posted even more.
They want to create three studios division: 1. Forza Horizon Studio 2. Open World RPG Studio (Next Gen Fable) 3. New IP Studio (Unknown) pic.twitter.com/lakluR3zJk
In the absence of any official confirmation, it is unclear what the expansion may be for; there is, of course, the possibility the expansion will just be to support existing staff. The expansion would make Playground Microsoft Studios’ second-largest studio behind 343 industries, which houses some 500 employees.
In a month marred by multiple studio closures, to see new game-dev jobs being created in encouraging to see.