Former employees of CD Projekt RED formed Rebel Wolves Studio at the beginning of this year. The newly formed team has very ambitious plans, and Chinese support will help implement them.
in February 2022 Konrad Tomashkiewicz (boss The Witcher 3) declared the uprising Wolves rebel. The team includes such personalities as Daniel Sadowski, Tamara Zawada, Jacob Szamac, and Bartomeg Jawi. They are not random people, but real people Veterans in their craft; Co-created songs like The Witcher 3 And the Cyberpunk 2077 movie.
Rebel Wolves has very ambitious plans: the studio wants to create its own game epic in a dark fantasy RPG atmosphere, using the engine Unreal Engine 5. It turns out that the Polish team has found an investor. He’s Chinese netease, that led ding me.
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The Chinese invest in a Polish studio
NetEase Games will become a shareholder of Polish studio Rebel Wolves. Konrad Tomashkiewiczin an interview with Game Developer, shows what this investment means in practice.
The NetEase investment is part of our long-term strategy and financially secures our team and project. Nowadays, financial security and global player support make us more confident. It also allows us to implement prepared plans with maximum efficiency.
Now it remains to wait for the first effects to work. We currently only have one concept art for the new game from Wolves rebelWhich suggests that the project is not in an advanced stage.
Netease gaming problems?
Being at NetEase Games, it is worth remembering this Blizzard The contract with this company was not renewed because of No agreement was reached. In practice, this means that games like Overwatch if Diablo 3 It will stop working soon China.
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