In March, AT&T announced a $43 billion deal to separate WarnerMedia and merge it with Discovery to create a “leading, independent global entertainment company” that aims to compete with networks like Netflix and Disney+. As part of the process, she said some parts of game publisher Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment will be sold, although no details were given about which parts would remain and which would go.
Recently, however, WBIE confirmed that two of the most popular studios in its stable, NetherRealm and TT Games, are not on the block. After a report by Xbox Two Podcast, which claimed to have seen documents indicating that both studios are no longer “in scope” of Warner’s future operations and were therefore among the studios being suspended for potential buyers, a WBIE representative said. The Gamer It simply wasn’t true.
“I can confirm that NetherRealm Studios and TT Games will continue to be part of Warner Bros. Games, all included in the Warner Media Discovery merger,” the representative said.
WBIE is home to nearly a dozen studios in total: besides NetherRealm and TT Games, there are Monolith, Avalanche, Rocksteady, Playdemic and WB Games studios in San Diego, Boston, Montreal, San Francisco, and New York.
NetherRealm Studios and TT Games have had a lot of success in recent years: NetherRealm is best known as the developer of the Mortal Kombat and Injustice fighting games, while TT is best known for its licensed Lego games based on Star Wars, Harry Potter, Batman, and other licenses. lately delay Lego Star Wars: The Skywalker Saga is out of the expected Spring 2021 release window – no new date set yet – while NetherRealm said earlier this month that it is now Finish with Mortal Kombat 11 And work on her next project, which is widely assumed (or at least hoped) to be Injustice 3.