SEGA and Creative Assembly Announce Partnership with Games Workshop to Create Warhammer Games
SEGA of America, Inc. and SEGA Europe Ltd. today announced that Creative Assembly, award-winning creator of the Total War series, and SEGA Group have entered into a multi-title licensing deal with Games Workshop to create videogames based in the Warhammer® universe of fantasy battles.
Founded in 1987 and based in Horsham, West Sussex, Creative Assembly is responsible for the multi award-winning Total War strategy series as well as numerous press, industry and consumer accolades, including BAFTA and the Develop Industry Excellence awards. With nearly 250 developers and counting, the studio is expanding to embark on new triple-A console, PC and mobile projects.
Games Workshop Group PLC (LSE:GAW.L) of Nottingham, UK. designs, manufactures, retails, and distributes its range of Warhammer games, miniature soldiers, novels and model kits through more than 400 of its own Hobby centers, the internet and independent retail channels in more than 50 countries worldwide.
This first Warhammer game joins the eagerly-awaited Total War: Rome II and the untitled Alien IP as one of five projects currently in production at Creative Assembly, now one of the largest developers in Europe.