FuturLab Signs Landmark Deal With PlayStation

Some great news today folks! See below:

FuturLab, developers of the award winning PlayStation minis title Velocity has signed a groundbreaking deal with Sony, seeing the platform holder provide funds for the development of content for PlayStation Vita in 2013, with the studio keeping control of its IP.

James Marsden, FuturLab’s Managing Director said:
We’re incredibly excited to be working closely with PlayStation over the next year, bringing our particular brand of twitchy fun to the PS Vita. Sony has provided a great package that means we retain full control of our IP, which is a perfect deal for us.”

Shahid Ahmad, Senior Business Development Manager at SCEE added:
“We’re particularly pleased to be working with FuturLab to bring new and exciting games to PlayStation Vita. FuturLab has a unique and fun approach to entertainment and we see their games as being a fantastic addition to the ever growing catalogue of PS Vita games.”

FuturLab caught the spotlight earlier this year when their self published PS Minis title Velocity earned critical acclaim, and has since been part of the PlayStation Mobile launch line up with a trio of mobile titles.

The devil is in the details.

The original press release, which you’ll want to take a better look at, can be found here.