The company SEGA Europe announced the acquisition of Two Point studios, to create a strategy Two Point Hospital. From January 2017, SEGA Europe was the publisher of Two Point Hospital under the program of search of talented developers Searchlight. Therefore, the purchase of the Studio is not surprising.
Recall that Two Point Studios was founded in 2016 to come from Lionhead (Fable series, Black & White) Gary Carr (Gary Carr), mark Webley (Mark Webley) and Ben Hymers (Ben Hymers). The Studio’s team consists of seventeen professionals with a background in Black & White, Alien: Isolation and Fable, as well as work in Creative Assembly, Lionhead and Mucky Foot. Two years after the opening of the Two Point Studios released on PC Comedy simulation of Two Point hospital Hospital.
In the camp of SEGA Studio is developing unannounced projects, which represent Two Point Studios promises in the coming months. “We are happy to welcome the Two Point Studio in a large family of SEGA. This relatively young British team have already achieved international recognition that made her incredibly attractive from the investment point of view. We realized that we must act quickly, – said the President and COO of SEGA Europe, Gary Dale (Gary Dale). – In the past two years, the Searchlight team did a fantastic job on interaction with the Studio, which has seen the light of a great new game with incredible potential.”
“To join the company SEGA is a big step for the Studio Two Point. We look forward to continued collaboration and opportunities to create new games that are fun to develop and that will appeal to our fans, – said Studio co-founder Two Point mark Webley. – Now work in our Studio especially fascinating. The success of the Two Point Hospital was made possible through hard work, passion and dedication of all members of our small but insanely talented team of farnem. These qualities have made us who we are”.