Rovio opens London game studio

London’s calling for The Angry Birds maker with opening of UK studio to focus on fresh IP and multiplayer games

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Posted 16.01.2017 | Gaming

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Rovio is expanding its in-house studio capacity with a new London-based team that will focus on massively multiplayer online games (MMOs) with new IP beyond the Angry Birds universe.
"Our business is profitably growing and London is the most logical place for us to found a new studio that will complement our overall global mix of internal and external developers,” said Antti Viitanen, SVP Studios. “London is also a fantastically diverse talent magnet.”
The London studio joins Rovio’s four other in-house studios (three in Espoo, Finland and one in Stockholm, Sweden) as well as the company’s global network of external partner developers. 
“We believe that the best game experiences are those that you share with other people,” added Mark Sorrell, Head of Studio. “So we’re starting a studio to do exactly this. We look forward to bringing a diverse team together to deliver unique MMOs that are creative, inclusive and delightful.” 
Over the next two years, Rovio London will be building a collaborative team of around 20 members. Those looking for a chance to grow and flourish can follow www.rovio.com/careers for the latest open positions.
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