Saber Interactive Recruits Ex-id Software Studio Director Tim Willits

Saber Interactive Recruits Ex-id Software Studio Director Tim Willits”

A controversial figure in the industry thanks to claiming to have invented multiplayer-only maps and to have been responsible for the entirety of the Quake shareware episodes, which former id Software colleagues John Carmack, John Romero, and American McGee all soundly reject, Willits served as lead designer on Doom 3 and Quake 4 before taking over as studio director following the 2009 acquisition of id Software by ZeniMax Media.

Willits spent 24 years at id Software and told Fortune that his relationship with the studio was "almost like a marriage", during the interview where he spoke about Saber Interactive.

'It was a good time to move over, ' said Willits of his massive move.

"Being with a studio for 24 years, it's really hard to leave", said Willits of his move.

"I am excited to announce that on August 1st I became the Chief Creative Officer of Saber Interactive", Willits wrote on Twitter. "I'm not saying anything bad about Bethesda - I love them - but smaller teams are exciting and fun". "It's nearly like a marriage, for lack of a better description...."

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Tim Willits, one of the original pillars of id Software, has traded in his BFG to work on smaller-scale projects at Saber Interactive.

"In a Quake or Doom game, everything has to be perfect-every microsecond". If it doesn't work, we change it quickly.

Interestingly, Willits said that the opportunity to work on non-shooter was a big part of what attracted him to Saber. I don't have anything to prove. Sabre which worked with Bethesda to develop Quake Champions also worked on World War Z, Spintires: MudRunner, and NBA Playgrounds.

KitGuru Says: Saber Interactive might not be as renowned as id Software but perhaps with the right leadership, it could be eventually. He will help these teams out with their creative vision, ensuring ideas can turn into prototypes and eventually be made into full-fledged games. "At the end of the day, I'm literally going to travel around the world to cool as places to work with awesome teams and make video games".

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