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Playground Games is creating is very own RPG game, which is rumored to be Fable Legends. The studio has been on a hiring spree for the past year or so and now recently, it hired former Ubisoft Technical Artist Ross Garfoot. Ross Garfoot is worked for Ubisoft for a little over a year and interestingly, prior to Ubisoft, he worked with Playground Games for 7 years as Technical Artist. His role at Playground Games before leaving for Ubisoft consisted of the following: Shader feature development and documentation. Automated pipeline processes. Authoring and maintaining DCC toolsets. Content optimization and profiling. Mentoring junior TAs. Artist support. Research and development. Now that Garfoot is back at Playground Games for the RPG, he is most likely to take up the same responsibilities. As for the RPG itself, what do we know so far? Playground Games RPG Release Date – There is no release date…

Starbreeze Studios Lead Level Designer Hunter Wright has joined Playgrounds’ Games RPG game. The studio has been gathering talent from across the industry to create its next RPG game, rumored to be Fable 4. Hunter Wright joined Starbreeze as Lead Level Designer back in August 2018 and left in December of 2019. At Starbreeze, he managed and monitored a team of 11 level designers. Prior to Starbreeze, Wright worked as a Level Designer at Gearbox Software. He worked on Borderlands 3, Battleborn, and Holodome Onslaught. His role at Playground Games is a bit different. He is now the lead quest designer for the upcoming RPG game from the Forza makers. Playground Games RPG has been in development for a long time. Over the past few months, the studio has ramped up it’s hiring, it is all hands on deck at the studio right now. The studio hired Star Citizen senior…

Over the past few weeks, we have been keeping an eye on Playground Games, especially the staff it is hiring. There are two games in development at the studio right now – Forza Horizon 5 and an RPG game. This new RPG game is putting together a strong development team that consists of former Rockstar devs, and veterans from Cloud Imperium. The game has been in development for at least a couple of years at this point and we are fairly certain that it is an Xbox Scarlett launch window title. So it is odd to know that Playground Games’ new RPG title is still in the “early stage” of development. Playground Games is looking for a lead UI engineer who will join the project at the early stages of development, says the job listing. Playground Games is looking for a Lead UI Engineer to join our brand new open-world…

Star Citizen Producer Matthew Lightfoot has joined Playground Games for its upcoming RPG game. Rumored to be Fable  4,  for this new RPG game Playground Games has been on a hiring spree. Matthew Lightfoot joined the development team last month as a producer for the upcoming RPG game.  Matthew worked as an Associate Producer before being promoted to Producer role at Cloud Imperium. Lightfoot was at Cloud Imperium for 4-years to develop Star Citizen. Playground Games has been at the helm of this RPG ever since the cancellation of Fable Legends three years ago.   Many rumors and reports point to Fable 4 but this could very well be a brand new IP from the creators of Forza Horizon 5. Over the last two years, the studio has hired talent from BioWare, Motive Studios, Guerrilla Games, Ninja Theory, and Rocksteady Studios. Developers who worked on Horizon Zero Dawn, Grand Theft Auto…

When is Forza Horizon 5 coming out? Well, at this point it is safe to say that it is a holiday 2020 launch alongside Xbox Scarlett. We say this because the unannounced title is in development as we speak and Playground Games are on a hiring spree for its  “Forza Horizon Team.”  In fact, the studio just brought in former Rockstar Games  Lead Tester  Nathan Buchanan as  Associate Producer on Forza Horizon 5.  In addition to Buchanan’s arrival at Playground Games, there are multiple job listings on Playground Game’s website. Forza Horizon 5 Coming to Xbox Scarlett? Art Director Playground Games is looking for an Art Director to lead our world-class Forza Horizon Art team and realize our game vision. You will develop and drive the artistic vision and work alongside award-winning technical and creative talent. Associate Art Director Playground Games is seeking an Associate Art Director to join our…