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People Can Fly acquires Phospor Games, establishing a new studio in Chicago

People Can Fly took over the Phospor Games development team and established a new subsidiary called People Can Fly Chicago.

Phospor Games was founded in 2009 and is a mid-size studio responsible for The Brookhaven Experiment, Heroes Reborn: Gemini, and Nether.

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" A new chapter will open for our team," said Justin Corcoran, CEO of Phosphor Studios. "We are excited to join People Can Fly to open a new Triple -A studio – People Can Fly Chicago. Our goal is to strengthen PCF's presence in the US and help People Can Fly as a global brand. ”

“ Hiring the Phospor Games team is simply implementing our strategy, announced at PCF Group ' s recent IPO, ”said Sebastian Wojciechowski, CEO of People Can Fly.“ On various ongoing projects , we need timely, ambitious professionals to formulate our plans.

"Considering the experience and quality of Phosphor's team I'm sure they will be a great addition to the PCF family and will facilitate our growth."

Founded in 2002, the Polish studio People Can Fly operates in Warsaw, Rzeszow, Lodz, New York, Newcastle, and Montreal. The studio is known for titles like Painkiller, Bulletstorm, and the most released Outriders.

With the new acquisition, the number of studio staff is now at 320 people worldwide.

People Can Fly is currently working on two triple-A projects. One is a new game for Square Enix and a recently announced original, action-adventure title for Take-Two Interactive.

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