SEGA® Europe Ltd. have today announced a publishing partnership with Playsport Games, the developer of hit iOS game, Motorsport Manager™. The Guildford based British studio, co-founded by Christian West in January 2015, consists of a team all mad about motorsport with previous experience at studios with prolific racing game success, such as Criterion and Codemasters.
Playsport Games enjoyed great success with their debut release, Motorsport Manager. The mobile motorsport management simulator slalomed its way to the top of paid for iOS games charts in 10 countries following its release in August 2014 and received critical acclaim through multiple ‘Gold’ awards and an 88% Metacritic rating. The publishing partnership will see SEGA and Playsport Games working together on a forthcoming title.
“Partnering with SEGA, who have a great track record of publishing motorsport games and management simulations, is the perfect fit for Playsport Games,” said Christian West, Technical Director and co-founder of Playsport Games; “We’re thrilled to work with SEGA on a brand new project and look forward to sharing more details about it in the coming months.”
“SEGA are always on the lookout for new development projects to get involved with and we’re delighted to be working with such a fresh and exciting studio as Playsport Games,” said Jurgen Post, President and COO of SEGA Europe Ltd.; “They live and breathe motorsport and that is exactly the kind of passion and drive that is synonymous with all the studios SEGA work with.”