The independent studio Campo Santo ( Firewatch ) was taken over by a highly unlikely sire Valve, an operator of digital stores who once made video games. Three persons familiar with the news today confirmed the purchase of Kotaku
Valve plans to leave Campo Santo intact as a team, instead of absorbing the studio and assigning its staff to other projects. But independent developers are already enjoying the benefits of Valve ̵
Campo Santo, founded in 2013, released in February 2016 the critically and commercially successful Adventure Firewatch . The studio's next play, In the Valley of Gods is scheduled for next year.
Neither Valve nor Campo Santo responded immediately to a request for comment.
UPDATE (17:38): Shortly after the release of this article, Campo Santo confirmed the news on his website and said that Valve had become "an obvious match" with the studio. "Both sides talked about our values and how we as humans are constrained by the time we have left over when it comes to doing things that are important to us and that we believe in." us if we were all interested in coming to Bellevue and doing that and we said yes. "