Need For Speed ​​2022: Criterion Absorbs Codemasters Cheshire For Next Episode

Business news Need For Speed ​​2022: Criterion Absorbs Codemasters Cheshire For Next Episode

EA announces Criterion will absorb Codemasters Cheshire studio. Together they will mainly work on the next Need For Speed.

It’s now official, Criterion Games merges with Codemasters Cheshire studio, Electronic Arts announced today. The two studios, known for their car games, will work on the next Need For Speed

Two studios that smell like rubber and gasoline

We can confirm that Criterion Games and the Codemasters Cheshire development team have officially come together to build the future of Need For Speed ​​by forming a Criterion Studio with two localization hubs. This integration builds on the close collaboration the two studios have developed over the past few months. By sharing common values ​​and similar cultures, we believe that uniting the vast wealth of expertise of both teams will help us deliver the best possible racing game experiences to our players.

Codemasters Cheshire, formerly Evolution Studios, will therefore be integrated into Criterion Games† For example, Criterion in the United Kingdom is divided into two studios: one in Frodsham in Cheshire, and one in Guildford in Surrey. As a memory, Codemasters Cheshire is known for developing Onrush, DiRT 5, Driveclub, Motorstorm RC … For his part, Criterion has long been a famous studio for its car games like Burnout Revenge, Need For Speed: Hot Pursuit, the 2012 reboot Need for Speed: Most Wanted of Need For Speed ​​Rivals, partnering with Ghost Games several times. More recently, Criterion de Star Wars space battles: Battlefront II, the battle royale of Battlefield V and assisted DICE on Battlefield 2042

Need For Speed ​​2022: Criterion Absorbs Codemasters Cheshire For Next Episode

The next Need For Speed ​​will benefit from their expertise

Criterion Games had to Postpone development of the next episode of Need For Speed to assist DICE on Battlefield 2042. Now the studio is focused solely on EA’s future car game† Fans will therefore appreciate that Criterion can benefit from the expertise of Codemasters Cheshire developers, who will join their team. Note, on the other hand, that it is Codemasters’ Birmingham studio that runs the lineup of F1 games, so this absorption is not expected to change anything as a result of this franchise.

Need For Speed ​​2022: Criterion Absorbs Codemasters Cheshire For Next Episode

The next Need for Speed ​​​​has not yet announced a release date, but is expected later this year, according to insiders. It is rumored to be released on PC, PS5 and Xbox series, and set on the streets of a city inspired by Miami or Chicago.

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