Sledgehammer Games Is Opening A Melbourne Studio

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Sledgehammer Games looks to be opening up a studio in Melbourne after its first local hire announced the news on Twitter.

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Alayna Cole announced in a tweet she was the studio's first Melbourne-based hire as producer at Activision Sledgehammer Melbourne.

While Sledgehammer Games is yet to make an official announcement, it's more great news for Melbourne dwellers, after a separate announcement revealed Fortress Esports were working on building an esports entertainment venue in the CBD.

The studio is known for its work on Call Of Duty titles like WWII, Advanced Warfare and Modern Warfare 3. It already has a small presence in Melbourne with a small team of software engineers but the news suggests it's ramping up its function.

Kotaku Australia has reached out to Activision for more details.

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    This time next year:
    Sledgehammer Games closes it's Melbourne studio.

      It is possible that they are temporarily opening this studio for the duration of developing a single game. 2K is a good example where they had a studio down south (I think it was in Canberra) to work on Borderlands The Pre-Sequel, then shut soon after releasing the game.

        As long as all employees are aware of that going in I don't have an issue with it.

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