Keywords Studios has acquired Hardsuit Labs, primarily known for its involvement in the development of Vampire: The Masquerade – Bloodlines 2. Keywords Studios is now safely expanding its presence in the US.

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Exactly how much Hardsuit was acquired for is not known, but it has already been decided that the executives will retain their positions and continue to lead the studio.

Keywords Studios has acquired Hardsuit Labs
Screenshot from the game

Hardsuit is our first game development studio in Seattle, expanding our presence in a city that is home to several existing and potential clients, and gives us access to a high quality talent pool from which to drive future growth. We look forward to working with the Hardsuit team and supporting the studio’s continued growth within Keywords.

Bertrand Bodson, CEO of Keywords Studios

Hardsuit Labs was founded in 2015. It helped with the development of Call of Duty: Vanguard and Warzone, Chivalry II, Gears of War 4, Crash Bandicoot 4: It’s About Time and many other games.