Sections

Take-Two brings in fourth studio for BioShock 2

French developer Arkane Studios joins development of highly anticipated sequel

French developer Arkane Studios has been revealed as the fourth studio working on Take-Two's highly anticipated sequel BioShock 2.

In development at 2K Marin, the game is produced in conjunction with 2K Australia, while Dark Sector developer Digital Extremes is crafting the multiplayer side of the game.

"BioShock 2 is a world class project led out of 2K Marin that features involvement from a variety of premiere studios from around the world," commented Alyssa Finley, producer for 2K Marin. "In the past weve been working closely with 2K Australia for our tech needs and Digital Extremes for our robust multiplayer experience.

"Today Im proud to say that weve added another important developer to the mix. Under the direction and leadership of 2K Marin, Arkane is assisting in the creation of levels that embody the aesthetic and gameplay ideals that make BioShock such a unique and exciting experience."

Arkane has previously worked on Dark Messiah of Might and Magic for Ubisoft and RPG Arx Fatalis.

BioShock 2 is due for release before the end of the year.

More stories

Bonuses: Gaming's second favorite surprise mechanic | Opinion

Developers can push themselves to extremes in the hopes of a big payday, but there's no guarantee success will be rewarded

By Brendan Sinclair

After the lockdown: China studios on returning to work

Chinese developers share lessons learned from remote working and their efforts to prevent a second wave of COVID-19

By James Batchelor

Latest comments (1)

lets hope there's not too many cooks...so to speak.
0Sign inorRegisterto rate and reply

Sign in to contribute

Need an account? Register now.