Take-Two Interactive Software, Inc. announced the formation of Private Division, a new publishing label comprised of proven games industry veterans that is dedicated to bringing titles from top independent developers to market.
Private Division is a developer-focused publisher that empowers independent studios to develop the games that they are passionate about creating, while providing the support that they need to make their titles critically and commercially successful on a global scale.
Private Division will publish several upcoming titled based on the new IP from renowned industry creative talent, including the previously announced Ancestors: The Humankind Odyessy from Panache Digital Games, a studio led by the creator of the Assassins’s Creed franchise Patrice Désilets; an unannounced RPG currently codenamed Project Wight from The Outsiders, a studio founded by ex-DICE developers David Goldfarb and Ben Cousins; an unannounced sci-fi first-person shooter from VI Interactive, a studio founded by Halo co-creator Marcus Letho.
Additionally, Private Division is the publisher for Kerbal Space Program, which Take-Two acquired in May, 2017. With the exception of the Kerbal Space Program: Making History Expansion that is slated for release in the winter of 2018, there are no titles from Private Division currently planned for release during Take-Two’s fiscal years ending March 31, 2018 and 2019.
Private Division is headquartered in New York City with offices in Seattle and Munich, and is a publishing label of Take-Two Interactive Software, Inc. Private Division is the third publishing label within the Take-Two Interactive family, operating independently from Rockstar Games and 2K.