Red 5 Studios is going to establish its European Headquarters in Cork, IrelandRed 5 Studios, is going to establish its European Headquarters in Cork, Ireland.
The European Headquarters will be responsible for the European rollout of Firefall, Red 5's free-to play MMOFPS.
Welcoming the investment, IDA Ireland CEO Barry O'Leary, said, "I very much welcome Red 5 Studios' decision to locate its European Headquarters in Cork and the jobs announced today. The program for Government highlights the digital game industry as a particular priority area for growth and the decision by Red 5 Studios, a fast growing company with such huge potential, will help enhance our status as a centre for the games sector."
Commenting on the announcement, Mark Kern, CEO/CCO of Red 5 Studios said, "I'm really happy to break new ground for Red 5 in Cork, Ireland. We see so many passionate European gamers in our forums and we want to support them with everything we can. Red 5 Ireland will be like a start-up in many ways for us, and the local team we're hiring will be essential in bringing the Red 5 culture to Europe and defining the European player experience."