Mafia III Developer Hangar 13 Opens UK Studio for AAA Console Game

2K Games and Mafia III developer Hangar 13 have announced the opening of Brighton, United Kingdom development team headed by game development veteran Nick Baynes. The new team will collaborate with the teams in Novato, California and Czech Republic across all aspects of development on all future Hangar 13 projects.

Hangar 13 is currently working on an unannounced AAA project for 2K Games and will continue to scale in both the United States in Europe “at a pace consistent with the development of the game.”

“We’re incredibly excited to welcome Nick and the Brighton team into our growing Hangar 13 family,” said Hangar 13 global studio head Haden Blackman. “The new office allows us to tap into the rich game development talent pool throughout the United Kingdom and Europe and will lead to better, more diverse games that resonate with the widest possible audience.”

Baynes, general manager of Hangar 13’s Brighton office, added, “The UK has some of the most talented game developers in the world and I couldn’t be more excited to work with Andy again to build a world class team in Brighton and help forge the future of Hangar 13. If you’re an experienced game developer looking to join a passionate AAA studio, we want to hear from you.”