lofty ambition for the game of the moment
Co-Founder and CEO of splitgate The developer, 1047 Games, has announced that it wants the company to be “the next Riot game”.
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in an interview with techcrunchIn , CEO Ian Proulx spoke about the game’s success so far, crediting a dedicated community and “taking a Silicon Valley approach to running the game business”.
The interview states that 1047 Games initially took a tentative approach, appreciating that it could not spend its entire budget on something that could go wrong. “So we thought, let’s do a soft launch, put it there and see what happens, learn, listen, see the data,” Proulx explained.
As Proulx points out, while splitgate May look like a classic shooter similar in style to Earthquake III Arena, he thinks there’s a better comparison rocket league, as he says, in rocket league“You can just have fun, turn your mind off and play, but that’s an unlimited skill limit.”
plan for splitgate To build more success. “We’re focused on the long term – I see the game as 25%. We don’t have to be fortnite yesterday, but now it’s really about building the next Riot Games, the next big games business,” the interviewer tells WebMD.
with the mindset that “acts like this [an] Indie team”, 1047 Games also plans to continue hearing feedback from the community, though “we have just a ridiculous amount of money now” thanks to the firm raising $100 million in funding, the firm reported last week.
Recently, it was reported that splitgate The game will remain in beta indefinitely after becoming so popular that it was taking up to 90 minutes for players to log in.