East Side Games Group has entered into a multi-year partnership with BBC Studios, for the worldwide release of a mobile title based on the Doctor Who franchise. The game will be available in 2022 on both iOS and Android.
The game will be a free-to-play narrative-driven title where players will be able to explore new and classic stories and bring together companions and characters from across the Who-niverse. The game will be developed leveraging the company’s proven Game Kit technology and will be published by East Side Games.
“Doctor Who has been capturing the imaginations of people for almost 60 years and we couldn’t be more thrilled and honored to have the opportunity to bring this legendary franchise to mobile,” said Darcy Taylor, Chief Executive Officer of ESGG.
“This agreement with BBC Studios allows us to bring a truly iconic, globally recognized franchise to an enduring fan base of new and diehard fans and further strengthens our ‘Super Marquee’ game publishing portfolio.”
“We’re delighted to be working with East Side Games Group to bring a new narrative driven Doctor Who game to mobile,” said Kevin Jorge, Senior Producer at BBC Studios.
“This new partnership will allow gamers and fans the opportunity to meet and collect a huge cast iconic characters from across the Who-niverse, relive fan favourite adventures and defeat iconic enemies as they try to save the Doctor in an exciting new story.”