DICE LA Changes Its Name to Ripple Effect Studios

A new studio name for the development of Battlefield 2042.

Game publisher Electronic Arts has recently announced that game studio DICE LA has renamed itself to a new name, Ripple Effect Studios.

Ripple Effect Studios is currently working with DCE to develop the upcoming video game Battlefield 2042. A new preview is also set this coming EA Play Live on July 22.

“At Ripple Effect Studios, innovation and quality are at the forefront of every project as even the smallest idea can change the world. This is the defining characteristic behind the studio’s new name,” said Christian Grass, GM of Ripple Effect Studios. “We’re so proud of our work as DICE LA and the DICE team will forever be a part of our DNA, but over the past eight years, we’ve developed our own culture and our own way of doing things. We’re excited to look towards the future, expand the team and establish our own identity.”

Respawn Entertainment Founder and Group General Manager Vince Zampella has taken an expanded leadership role in January 2020 and that includes oversight of Ripple Effect Studios. Together Vince and Christian are focused on bringing in additional industry-leading artists, designers, engineers as the team continues their ground-breaking work on Battlefield 2042 and a new project that is in the works.

“The studio has a great track record and is set to grow into another stronghold of high quality games,” said Vince Zampella, Founder of Respawn Entertainment. “With an amazing new campus coming to Los Angeles and remote positions available, now is a great time to consider joining us.”

Both Christian and Vince will participate in EA Play Live’s Spotlight: The Future of FPS featuring Apex Legends & Battlefield and will drop hints about the player-inspired experience the studio is creating for Battlefield 2042. Catch the Spotlight, which also features Oskar Gabrielson from DICE and Chad Grenier from Respawn, when it streams on July 8 at 10:00am PT / 7:00pm CET. And don’t forget to tune into the EA Play Live Main Show on July 22nd at 10.00am PT when Christian will reveal what he and the team at Ripple Effect have been working on.

Source: Press Release