Ghost Ship Games have discovered main success with their co-op space-mining sim Deep Rock Galactic, and now they’re increasing into indie games publishing with Ghost Ship Publishing. The crew have described the initiative as a launchpad for indies within the “quickly rising Danish games trade and past.” Ghost Ship Publishing haven’t introduced any games but, however we’ll get to see their upcoming initiatives on March 2nd as a part of Deep Rock Galactic’s fifth-anniversary livestream.
Ghost Ship say the brand new enterprise is a results of their latest acquisition by Embracer Group and Deep Rock’s “large development” since launch. Not solely is their debut shooter an enormous success, nevertheless it’s additionally the crew’s blueprint for future revealed games. Ghost Ship say Deep Rock’s “cautious method to open growth and a versatile design philosophy” is foundational to how they method different games beneath the publishing banner.
Most Ghost Ship revealed games will possible be developed in tandem with their communities, simply as Deep Rock was, since Ghost Ship is supporting devs who’re “trying to create games via open communication and with the participant expertise because the central precedence.” Ghost Ship’s CEO Søren Lundgaard says that the publishing offers will assist groups with funding, advertising and marketing, and experience.
Deep Rock Galactic is without doubt one of the solely run-and-gun co-op games I’ve ever gotten into, and the joys by no means will get outdated. RPS’s unique assessment was glowing, calling it “an organization I’ve acquired no qualms about promoting my soul to for hours extra to return.” That shine hadn’t worn off by the point our James previewed Season 3’s planet-wide infections.
We’ll discover out extra about Ghost Ships’ publishing efforts when its fifth-anniversary livestream kicks off on March 2nd. We already know that Deep Rock Galactic is letting us play the game because it was at launch, and who is aware of what else they’re hiding underground?