Burnout Studio Co-Founders Leave Studio

Posted: January 3, 2014 in News


Alex Ward and Fiona Sperry, the co-founders of the Burnout studio, Criterion Games, have left the studio. Criterion is a subsidiary of EA and a spokesperson for EA made the following statement to Polygon about their departure:

Alex Ward and Fiona Sperry have decided to leave EA. We appreciate their many contributions through the years and wish them well in their future endeavours.

The incredibly creative and talented team at Criterion are hard at work on a new project for next-gen consoles as new IP continues to be a major priority across EA. Matt Webster is leading development of the new game and the Criterion studio moving forward. Matt has been part of Criterion for years and has an exciting vision for this new game.

Ward stated seperately on Twitter that he and Sperry have decided “to start afresh and form a new games company“.



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