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Kalypso Media forms Nine Worlds Studios to work on Tropico 7

Kalypso MD Simon Hellwig said Nine Worlds should be operating at full capacity by early next year.

Chris Kerr, News Editor

October 4, 2021

1 Min Read

Tropico publisher Kalypso Media Group has opened a new development studio called Nine Worlds Studios.

Nine Worlds is based in Munich, Germany, and has been tasked with developing Tropico 7 for PC and consoles.

The Bavarian outfit will be led by project manager Thomas Schneider, who previously worked in a similar role at multi-platform game studio Aesir Interactive.

Kalypso managing director Simon Hellwig explained Nine Worlds should be operating at full capacity by early 2022, and will work with the company's other Munich studio, Realmforge, to create "workflow synergies."

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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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