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LittleBigPlanet 3 dev Sumo Digital to open new UK studio

Nottingham will become the home of LittleBigPlanet 3 developer Sumo Digital's third global studio, and will work in tandem with the studio's Sheffield and India offices on a number of projects.

Chris Kerr

January 28, 2016

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LittleBigPlanet 3 developer Sumo Digital will open a second UK studio in Nottingham in March this year. 

The new opening will become Sumo's third global studio, and will work in tandem with the developer's Sheffield and India offices on a number of upcoming projects. 

After bringing over a select group of newly hired employees and staff from its Sheffield HQ, Sumo is now actively recruiting to grow the Nottingham team to 50 people in the first 12 months.

Sumo CEO, Carl Cavers, says the Nottingham studio represents the company's desire to "explore new opportunities across consoles, PC, mobile, and VR." 

For the time being, however, Sumo will continue to work on a range of triple-A titles including Crackdown 3

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Chris Kerr

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Game Developer news editor Chris Kerr is an award-winning journalist and reporter with over a decade of experience in the game industry. His byline has appeared in notable print and digital publications including Edge, Stuff, Wireframe, International Business Times, and PocketGamer.biz. Throughout his career, Chris has covered major industry events including GDC, PAX Australia, Gamescom, Paris Games Week, and Develop Brighton. He has featured on the judging panel at The Develop Star Awards on multiple occasions and appeared on BBC Radio 5 Live to discuss breaking news.

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