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Ghost Games UK entering 'consultation period'

Unannounced Need For Speed title reportedly canned

Ghost Games UK has entered a period of consultation according to their parent company EA.

The studio was responsible for Need For Speed: Rivals in co-operation with Ghost Games HQ in Gothenberg and were rumoured to be working on a new Need For Speed game.

The UK satellite studio was formed out of 80 percent of the staff of Burnout creators Criterion the remainder of which had broken off as Criterion to work on an undisclosed project. Ghost Games UK entering 'consultation period'

Sources close to the studio have told Polygon that their own NFS title has been cancelled, contract staff have been let go and full-time staffers have been offered compensation and leave or work supporting Visceral on their unannounced Battlefield title codenamed Havana which is rumoured for release later this year.

All EA will say on the matter is that they have "entered a consultation period for some positions in our Ghost Games U.K. studio."

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