SEATTLE–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Runic Games, Inc. (“Runic Games”), a specialized developer of PC and console entertainment software in the United States, announced their console exclusive partnership with Sony, to bring Hob to PlayStation 4.
“Hob is an experience that I want people to have and bringing it to the PS4 will bring it to an audience that normally wouldn’t be able to play it. I can’t wait for people to see what our team here at Runic has come up with.”
This weekend marked the second annual PlayStation Experience expo, where Hob was announced as a PlayStation console exclusive title in Saturday’s keynote speech and was playable on the show floor. The announcement came alongside a brand new trailer for the game.
This is the first partnership between developer Runic Games and Sony as a publisher. “I couldn’t ask for a better group of people to work with,” said President Marsh Lefler. “Hob is an experience that I want people to have and bringing it to the PS4 will bring it to an audience that normally wouldn’t be able to play it. I can’t wait for people to see what our team here at Runic has come up with.”
Hob was first announced in August of this year where it debuted at PAX Prime, garnering two Best of Show awards. This is the third title from Runic Games, previously known for their Torchlight series. Hob was described by Game Informer as “beautiful and dangerous.”
Take a look at the HOB PS4 Announcement Trailer:
Hob will be released simultaneously on PS4 and PC.
About Runic Games, Inc.
Runic Games is a developer of PC and console entertainment software, designing games that focus on quality, approachability, and fun. Runic Games is staffed by a team with experienced members, including leads on Diablo, Diablo II, Diablo II: Lord of Destruction, Hellgate: London and Mythos. Torchlight won the GDC Award for Best Debut in 2009, and Torchlight II was a finalist for DICE Award’s Role-Playing/Massively Multiplayer Game of the Year, 2013. Runic Games, a subsidiary of Perfect World Co., Ltd., is located in Seattle, Washington, United States.