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Playground Games Co-Founder Leaving Forza Horizon 5 Studio After 12 Years

Studio director and co-founder of Playground Games, Gavin Raeburn, has revealed that he’s leaving the company. 

First reported by Windows Central, he has revealed that after co-founding and working at Playground for 12 years, he’s retiring from the racetrack. This news comes two months after the studio put out its most successful title yet in Forza Horizon 5, which at the time of its release, also had the biggest launch of any Xbox Game Studios game ever. 

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“After 12 years working on five award-winning Forza Horizon games, Gavin Raeburn is leaving Playground Games as studio director,” Turn 10 Studio Head and Forza franchise lead Alan Hartman told Windows Central. “A founding member of Playground Games, we thank Gav for his leadership and contributions to the Forza franchise and wish him all the best.” 

Hartman said another Playground co-founder, Trevor Williams, will transition from … Read more