Former Bungie inventive director Marcus Lehto has joined EA to assist construct a brand new studio in Seattle.
The veteran developer introduced the transfer on Twitter, and defined he is been appointed recreation director on the new opening, which has been tasked with growing first-person video games.
Lehto is greatest often called one of many unique creators of the Halo franchise at Bungie. Throughout his time on the firm, Lehto steered the artwork course on the unique Halo and subsequently spent years engaged on the blockbuster collection, finally stepping as much as direct Halo: Attain.
After spending round 16 years at Bungie, Lehto departed to ascertain Washington-based studio V1 Interactive. The studio had been working publicly since 2015, however closed its doorways again in March simply 9 months after launching its debut title, Disintegration.