Free Radical Design, a new Time Splitters game under development, has been reformed

The Time Splitters series is officially back. Publisher Deep Silver announced on Wednesday that a new game in the Time Travel Shooter series is under development at the newly reformed Free Radical Design, the original studio behind the Time Splitters game.

The founders of Free Radical Design, Steve Ellis and David Doak, are the original programmers and designers. TimeSplitters 2005s co-director TimeSplitters: Future Perfect, Reunited to rebuild the studio. Ellis joined THQ Nordic (now known as Embracer Group) in 2019. [the TimeSplitters] Franchise. “

“To be able to finally confirm that the studio has been formed and has the next plan. TimeSplitters The game is great, “Eris, director of studio development at Free Radical, said in a statement. “I can’t talk any more at this point, but I look forward to sharing information in the future.”

Deep Silver said the studio “will start developing the next Time Splitters game in the coming months,” and is currently building a Nottingham-based team. Koch Media, owner of Deep Silver, part of the Embracer Group, purchased Time Splitters intellectual property from former owner Crytek (acquired from THQ’s bankruptcy auction) in 2018.

original TimeSplitters Released in 2000 for PlayStation 2. Two sequels, TimeSplitters 2 And TimeSplitters: Future Perfect, Continued. A fourth game and various remakes and remasters were planned, but never happened.