Square Enix announced today a publishing partnership with Milestone S.r.l, one of the world’s leading developers and publishers specializing in the racing genre, to bring titles to North America and Latin America. The multi-title agreement with the Italian studio starts with the March 15 release of Milestone’s rally simulator Sébastien Loeb Rally EVO, a game that launches players into the life of Sébastien Loeb, one of the most iconic figures in the history of rally. Sébastien Loeb Rally EVO will be available for Xbox One, PlayStation 4 and Windows PC/Steam.
Milestone will manage all aspects of game development, while Square Enix will oversee distribution and marketing in both territories. Additional Milestone racing games are scheduled to release through Square Enix in 2016.
“Milestone’s distinguished track record of creating superior racing games gives us an excellent opportunity not only to expand and diversify our game portfolio but also to introduce these remarkable games to a broader audience,” said Mike Silbowitz, senior director of marketing at Square Enix. “We’re confident that North American and Latin American players will embrace these exciting and competitive games.”
“Partnering with Square Enix, a world-renowned and respected industry leader with a vast wealth of expertise and resources will allow us to better reach our dedicated and enthusiastic fans and ensure a successful partnership,” affirms Luisa Bixio V.P. Milestone. “We look sharing our passion for four and two wheels with a larger audience.”
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[Source: Square Enix]