Cheshire team Dirt teams up with developer Need for Speed
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Cheshire team Dirt teams up with developer Need for Speed

Codemasters Cheshire (Dirt) and Criterion Games, creators of Need for Speed: Most Wanted (2012), have joined forces under one roof. Now they will work together to create the next Need for Speed.

    Need for Speed: Most Wanted (2012).  Image source: Electronic Arts

Need for Speed: Most Wanted (2012). Image source: Electronic Arts

“This integration builds on the close collaboration between the two studios that has developed over the past few months. We share common values ​​and a similar culture and we firmly believe that combining the vast experience of both teams will help us deliver the best racing experience for our players.”said Codemasters.

There were no layoffs as a result of the merger and Codemasters Birmingham continues to work on the Formula One franchise.

    Need for Speed ​​rivals

Need for Speed ​​rivals

Recall that Electronic Arts acquired Codemasters for $1.2 billion in early 2021. And in February 2020, the publisher announced that the studio Criterion Games will again deal with the Need for Speed ​​series.

Criterion Games is best known for the Burnout series, as well as Need for Speed: Hot Pursuit (2010) and Need for Speed: Most Wanted (2012). In addition, she helped develop Need for Speed ​​Rivals and several DICE games.

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