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Hasbro Expresses Continued Interest In Collaboration With Baldur’s Gate 3 Studio Amid Gaming Expansion 

Hasbro Expresses Continued Interest In Collaboration With Baldur's Gate 3 Studio Amid Gaming Expansion

Wizards of the Coast’s Owner Looks to Forge Stronger Ties with Larian Studios

Wizards of the Coast and Dungeons & Dragons proprietor Hasbro are keen to maintain their partnership with Larian Studios, the developer behind the hugely successful Baldur’s Gate 3. In a recent interview with Game File, Eugene Evans, senior vice president of digital strategy and licensing at Hasbro and Wizards of the Coast, expressed optimism about the ongoing collaboration, stating his desire to “continue to work” with Larian Studios.

The sentiment was echoed by Evans, who mentioned casually spending time with Larian the night before the interview, suggesting a positive rapport between the two entities.

According to the report, Hasbro and Wizards of the Coast are actively involved in the development of approximately 40 games across their internal studios and external partnerships. Evans emphasized the company’s aggressive investment in the gaming sector and its pursuit of top-tier partners to deliver diverse gaming experiences across various platforms and genres.

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While specific details about upcoming Dungeons & Dragons video games were not disclosed in the latest report, Hasbro CEO Chris Cocks had previously emphasized the significant role of video games in driving the D&D business. Baldur’s Gate 3 was hailed as just the beginning of a series of new video game ventures planned over the next decade, highlighting its pivotal role in sustaining the franchise’s momentum.

Meanwhile, Larian Studios has been teasing its next major project since November 2023, hinting at an ambitious endeavor that aims to push boundaries in the gaming industry. Despite ongoing development on Baldur’s Gate 3, with recent updates enhancing player experience, the studio remains committed to innovation and exploration in its future endeavors.

As the gaming landscape continues to evolve, the collaboration between Hasbro, Wizards of the Coast, and Larian Studios holds promise for the creation of immersive gaming experiences that captivate audiences worldwide.