The Chinese corporation NetEase Games has announced that it has opened a new studio T-Minus Zero Entertainment. The office is located in Austin, Texas and is headed by Rich Vogel. Vogel is known for leading the development of several well-known MMORPGs: Ultima Online, Star Wars Galaxies, and Star Wars: The Old Republic. Several game industry veterans also joined the team.
The new studio will develop a third-person multiplayer online game set in a sci-fi universe.
“Our studio’s mission is to create epic, immersive worlds where players from all over the world can play together to form vibrant and passionate communities. The NetEase Games team shares our commitment to creating memorable and meaningful games and makes it a priority to provide support and creative freedom so we can make our dream a reality.” — Rich Vogel, Studio Head, T-Minus Zero Entertainment.
There are no details about the game in development, but you can find a mention in the vacancies that the game will be on Unreal Engine 5, and the game characters will be with “super fun unique abilities.”