Flower and Journey developer gets $7 million for next project

By Robert Workman, May 30, 2014 11:00am PDT

With Flower and Journey under its belt, thatgamecompany has established itself as one of the more artistic developers in this generation of gaming. Now, it appears that it'll be getting back into the swing of things with a new project, as it has received a tremendous amount of funding for its next game.

The company has reported that it has received $7 million that will apply towards its next game, supplied by investing firm Capital Today and a number of other benefactors. It explained >on its website that the investors "share our vision in making meaningful interactive experiences that inspire, connect and emotionally touch the hearts of players around the world.

"With this new investment, out studio is able to scale up development efforts to focus on making the best game possible in the same spirit as flOW, Flower and Journey," it continued. "We'll also begin laying the infrastructure to self-publish, market and distribute on our own terms for this next project and beyond.

"Since finishing Journey, the team has been hard at work to make an emotionally engaging experience centered around human connections for players of all ages and backgrounds," it concluded.

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