EA Originals will finance and publish a thought-provoking game created by the new studio founded by actor Abu Bakr Salim.
Silver Rain Games, a video game development studio co-founded by BAFTA nominated actor and producer, Abu Bakr Salem, has signed a big deal with Electronic Arts Inc.’s EA Originals brand. (NASDAQ: EA) dedicated to supporting studios. . EA Originals will provide funding for a new intellectual property that remains confidential in the studio, along with advice and support to help the team bring a fresh perspective to the games and industry.
UK-based Silver Rain was co-founded in December 2019 by Abu Bakr Salem, who is best known for his role in the hit HBO series Raised by Wolves alongside Melissa Phillips, studio manager and former head of programs and events. The company was created with the aim of developing innovative games and thought-stimulating content on various entertainment platforms. Since its launch at the end of last year, the studio has grown rapidly and now accommodates 20 employees currently working from home.
“During this challenging year, we have assembled an extraordinarily creative and cosmopolitan team eager to work on projects that will bring their worldviews to life. Together, we will build an exciting world that will unleash the full power and impact of storytelling,” said Mr. Salem. “We are excited to be working with the EA Originals team, who is a great partner for us to launch our adventure. Each of its members understands our desire to inspire and entertain people, but also to take advantage of this exciting new era in video game development.”
“We’ve grown our team over the past year, and now we’ve got help from some incredibly talented people to make our game happen,” said Phillips. “I can’t wait to see the team grow more and have the opportunity to show the quality of the work they do.”
“We are very fortunate to work with Abu, Mill and the entire Silver Rain team,” said Matt Bilby, Executive Vice President, Strategic Growth. This bold new independent studio will create new, innovative and unique experiences. We look forward to accompanying them on this great adventure and connecting them with a global gaming audience when the time comes. “
To find out all about games from the EA Originals poster, visit www.ea.com/fr-fr/ea-originals. To learn more about EA Partners, Electronic Arts’ section that searches for the most talented and daring indie studios in the world and helps them bring their great games to players across platforms and devices, visit Sure. www.ea.com/fr-fr/partners.
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