Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment has opened a new studio in New York focused on backend web development for its online games across mobile and consoles.
WB Games New York will be tasked with developing and maintaining cloud-based backend technology. This will allow the other studios to add online services and features to their games quickly and efficiently.
"We understand the importance of expanding the connected communities of players, and with WB Games New York, we will have a strong foundation to grow our player connectivity with our digitally powered console and mobile games as well as live service gaming," said Steven Chiang, Executive Vice President, Worldwide Production and Studios, Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment.
"Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment has enjoyed a successful history with utilizing new technology with many members of the WB Games New York team on some of our biggest games, and this will be continued as we work on several upcoming projects."
Warner Bros.' mobile portfolio includes the recently launched Injustice 2, as well as DC Heroes and Suicide Squad: Special Ops. The latter game has achieved over 10 million downloads since launch.