Founded in 1994 by David Braben, Frontier Developments Plc is a leading independent developer and publisher of video games, which is engaged in developing non-game applications and video games for the entertainment sector. It uses its COBRA game development technology as the base to create innovative games for personal computer and videogame consoles. It also publishes games developed by the partners under its Frontier Foundry Games label. The company currently employs over 560 gamers. It operates through two segments that include self-published and external publishers. It has also developed games for leading third-party publishers such as Microsoft, Amazon, Konami, and Atari. The company’s shares are traded on the London Stock Exchange and are a part of AIM UK index.
The company has also launched its Frontier Foundry Games label that aim to expand its excellent game portfolio by partnering with external game developers. It offers third-party studios expertise and guidance throughout the development cycle. Its first two frontier foundary titles are Struggling and Lemnis Gate and it has four more titles signed for next few years.
The company offers a wide range of products such as Elite Dangerous, Jurassic world evolution 2, Jurassic world evolution, planet coaster, planet zoo and gameography.
The Elite Dangerous was released in 2014, it is a definitive massively multiplayer space epic, and was the company’s first self-published triple-A game, which is available on PC, Xbox One and Playstation 4. Jurassic World Evolution was launched in 2018 and is available in PC, Playstations and Xbox One. The Jurassic World Evolution 2 is the sequel of the Jurassic World Evolution. The Planet Coaster was released in late 2006 and it is available in windows PC. The Planet Zoo is also available in windows PC. Its gameography includes a wide range of games such as Kinectimals, Zoo Tycoon, Lostwinds, Rollercoaster Tycoon 3, Disneyland Adventures, Lostwinds: Winter of the Melodias, Screamride, Tales from Deep Space, Coaster Crazy, Thrilliville: Off the Rails, Thrilliville, Wallance and Gromit, Rollercoaster Tycoon 2, Darxide EMP, Infestation, V2000, Virus, Darxide, and many more.
The company’s future titles include Formula 1 and Warhammer Age of Sigmar. The company in March 2020 announced a multi-year exclusive licence with formula one management, which will be available on PC and Console. It is expected to release for the 2022 F1 season. In May 2020, the company announced an exclusive IP licence for the Warhammer age of sigmar licence which is expected to release in the financial year ending 31 May 2023.
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