UK developer Hutch opens new studio in Canada

Company aims to extend development capabilities across various time zones

UK developer Hutch opens new studio in Canada

UK-based motorsports games developer Hutch has opened a new studio in Nova Scotia, Canada.

The new office is aimed at helping the company increase its output and allow it to work across various time zones. Hutch also noted the new studio will give it access to Canada’s development talent pool.

Initially the office will focus on software engineering though more roles across other disciplines will be created in future.

Hutch CTO and Co-founder Sean Turner has been named as Studio Head for Hutch Canada.

Global expansion

“Our global expansion responds to the demand for new, high quality and refreshing games, which give audiences a thrill wherever they are,” said Hutch CEO Shaun Rutland.

“We’ve moved up a gear and the expansion will support the various projects currently in the works, allowing us to accelerate our development process and tap into a wealth of local talent. This expansion of capabilities will see us bring a number of new titles to market, keeping our racing loving fans fuelled with new and exciting games.”

Hutch has previously developed titles such as Race KingsHot Wheels Race Off, Smash Cops and Smash Bandits.

The new studio comes after Hutch raised $5.5 million in investment in February 2017.

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