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It is official that a new installment of Fable is in development for Xbox Series X and PC. The project is in the hands of Playground Games, a studio known for the Forza Horizon series and for having important creatives among its ranks.
Fans of the saga have high expectations in the new installment, as there are several veterans of the industry who work on it. We know that former members of companies like BioWare, Rockstar and Gearbox are part of the development team.
Several of them shared the excitement over the title reveal on the Xbox Game Showcase. Several creatives published messages on social networks to confirm that they are working on the expected return of the saga.
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These top creatives work on the new Fable
The Playground Games team in charge of Fable is made up of important veterans. Highlights include names like Will Kennedy, a former Rockstar member who designed levels for Grand Theft Auto V and Grand Theft Auto Online.
Kennedy will be the head of the design department for the new Fable. We also have Ralph Fulton, who has
worked in various installments of Forza Horizon and will now be the creative director of the fantasy title.
The narrative of the next Fable will be in charge of Martin Lancaster, who had an important role in the development of the Batman Arkham series. Additionally, the production manager will be Sean Eyestone, who worked on Metal Gear Solid IV and The Phantom Pain.
Thanks to Video Games Chronicle, we have an extensive list of creatives working on Fable and their respective roles. In it we also see ex-members of Ninja Theory, Ubisoft and Ready At Dawn.
Creative Director – Ralph Fulton (Forza Horizon series)
Chief Designer – Will Kennedy (GTA V and GTA Online)
Main designer – Juan Fernández de Simón (Hellblade)
Level Design Director – Craig Littler (Forza Horizon Series)
Main Game Designer – Grant Orban (Forza Horizon series)
Quest Lead Designer – Hunter Wright (Borderlands 2 and 3)
Storytelling Director – Martin Lancaster (Batman Arkham series)
Audio Director – Douglas Watson (Forza Horizon series)
Environment Manager – Adam Olsson (The Division 2)
Main environment artist- Scotty Brown (Mass Effect 3, Dead Space 2)
Main artist – Tom Isaksen (Ghost Recon Wildlands, Hitman Contracts)
Lead Entertainer – Simon Bean (Dambuster, Exient)
Director of cutscenes – Mark Tan (Batman Arkham Knight)
Lead Technical Animator – Harry Gladwin-Geoghegan (Forza Horizon 3 and 4)
Main Technical Artist – Mike Pickton (Tom Clancy’s The Division)
Principal Special Effects Artist – Brian Merrill (Ready At Dawn)
Chief Game Engineer – John Baker (Forza Horizon series)
Interface Manager – Joe Mckernan (Ready At Dawn)
Lead Producer – Ian Mitchell (Star Wars: Battlefront II)
Production Manager – Sean Eyestone (Metal Gear Solid IV and V)
Several of them assured on social networks that they are excited to be part of the project. Others were relieved to finally be able to talk about the game, as they had to keep everything a secret for quite some time.
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Fable is already in development for Xbox Series X and PC. For now there is no confirmed launch window. Find all the news related to the title at this link.