Thursday, 29th August 2019 – PR
Team17 has today announced a new partnership with SMG Studio, bringing the Australian studio’s upcoming chaotic moving simulator Moving Out to the Team17 games label. Currently in development for PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch™, and PC, at SMG’s Melbourne studio in collaboration with Swedish studio, DevM Games, Moving Out is a zany action-puzzle removals simulator that redefines the meaning of ‘couch co-op’.
Ash Ringrose, Founder, SMG Studio, said:
“Today’s announcement marks a key milestone, both in the development of Moving Out and SMG Studio. ‘When Debbie called me to talk about Moving Outwe spoke for hours. I couldn’t think of a better partner for the game than Team 17. The company’s games label is renowned for its indie portfolio, and for the support provided to studios around the world in bringing their games to market. We are looking forward to working with the team in the UK as we continue developing Moving Out, and we can’t wait to get the game into the hands of gamers heading to Seattle over the coming days.”
Debbie Bestwick MBE, CEO, Team17, said:
“I am really happy to announce the latest partnership for the Team17 games label. SMG Studio is an exciting indie developer to be associated with and Moving Out is the perfect title for us. We are looking forward to working together with SMG Studio to bring their chaotic moving sim to our rapidly increasing portfolio, and we’re proud to have it available to play this week at PAX West.”
About SMG Studio
Founded in 2013, SMG Studio creates original experiences with a strong sense of humor. Using the patented D.A.F.U.Z. System, SMG’s games are Dynamic, Addictive, Fun, Unique, and Zany. Known for titles like Death Squared, Thumb Drift and One More Line, SMG is headquartered in Sydney, Australia with additional offices in Melbourne, Australia and Los Angeles, California.
Moving Out is the debut project from SMG’s new Melbourne studio.
About Team17 Digital Ltd
Founded in 1990, Team17 Group plc is a leading international video games label and creative partner for independent developers. The portfolio comprises over 100 games, including The Escapists, Overcooked, Yoku’s Island Express, Yooka-Laylee, the Worms franchise and many more from developers around the world. Visit www.team17.com for more info.