UK-based games company World Makers has raised $4 million to support ongoing and future development. The game studio is gearing up for the launch of Deceit 2 and is on a hiring spree across skilled areas like art, production, design and content creation.
“Our strong partnership with our investors allows us to continue forward with our development vision and increase staffing resources as we near the launch of Deceit 2” says James Thompson, CEO, World Makers. “This new investment round lays the path to the future for our studio and allows us to continue supporting our passionate community as we craft the next generation of online multiplayer games.”
Deceit 2 is World Makers' first console release connecting players via cross platform play with PlayStation 5, PlayStation 4, Xbox Series X, Xbox Series S, Xbox One and PC.
The funds raised came from Makers Fund and additional partners.
"Since our initial investment in World Makers, the team has continued to expand the studio's talent and broader vision while successfully delivering on Deceit 2's development," says Archie Stonehill, Investor, Makers Fund. "World Makers is more than living up to the potential that we at Makers Fund, along with their millions of players, have long seen in the studio. We can’t wait to bring Deceit 2 to a global PC and Console audience as well as exciting future titles from World Makers."