Audio deal for Activision

Audio deal for Activision

By Ed Fear

October 25th 2007 at 1:00PM

Global development studios to use Audiokineticâ??s middleware

Activision has signed a deal with audio middleware firm Audiokinetic to use its Wwise technology in select titles.

The publisher will use the middleware across its global development studios to help unify audio production across multiple platforms and enhance audio fidelity for current-gen consoles.

"Activision is committed to leveraging the full audio capabilities of the next-generation consoles to dramatically improve the quality of audio in video games," states Adam Levenson, director of audio for Activision.

"Our partnership with Audiokinetic will allow us to overcome many of the technical difficulties in managing the production pipeline for audio and will ensure that the sound the consumer hears will be as immersive and interactive as the sound designer intended it."

"Activision is a world leader in the industry, developing and publishing games that set landmarks," says Genevieve Laberge, VP of sales at Audiokinetic. "We're very excited that they chose Wwise as their preferred audio solution and to participate in the development of the tremendous games Activision creates."