The Chinese company NetEase has recently announced that it has acquired a minority interest in the French Quantic Dream studio.
Quantic Dream is responsible for games like Omikron: The Nomad Soul (Sega Dreamcast, PC), Fahrenheit (PC, PS2, PS4 and Xbox), as well as the Playstation 3 or 4 exclusive Heavy Rain, Beyond: Two Souls and Detroit: Converts – you are in human
With this investment, you want it to be ready for the next generation of games.
According to the portal of the online polygon, Ethan Wang, Vice President of NetEase, said:
"With a strong focus on internal development, we are constantly looking for partners to help us develop and create next-generation games. Quantic Dream's interactive storytelling experience and the valuable experience gained during the last two decades is exactly What we were looking for. We are very happy to collaborate with Quantic Dream and we hope to create incredible experiences of players for players around the world. "
The CEO of Quantic Dream and creative director, David Cage, mention: "The video game industry will continue to evolve in the coming years, with new hardware, new business models and new ways to play. We want Quantic Dream to play a key role in This exciting future, and we want NetEase to be a strategic partner on our side so that we can broaden our creative vision and grow the business. NetEase understands what Quantic is about, since they share our passion for high quality games and our ambitions for the study ".
NetEase wants to make Quantic Dream accessible to a wider audience. In the future it will again be for non-Sony platforms. The Xbox One or the PC is developed.