The awards ceremony was held on 13th July at the Hilton Metropole Hotel, Brighton and was attended by d3t’s Noel Austin, Carl Dalton and Richard Badger.
The peer-voted industry excellence Develop Awards recognise the achievements of games studios in the UK and across Europe and are considered the benchmark awards within the gaming industry.
d3t won in recognition of the work undertaken porting The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt to PlayStation 4 on behalf of the award-winning Polish studio CD PROJEKT RED.
d3t’s Commercial Director, Jamie Campbell, said, “We are delighted that d3t and the work-for-hire sector has been recognised by the Develop Awards judges. We’d like to congratulate all the Develop Award winners, including CD PROJEKT RED, who also had a fantastic night!”
d3t was founded in 2011 as a work-for-hire software development company and now employs a team of over 30 talented individuals. Major gaming projects recently completed by d3t include the SEGA Mega Drive classics Hub, Super Stardust Ultra and Invasion Zone for PlayStation VR, and of course The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt.
d3t contributed to The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt project by implementing low-level rendering systems on PS4, as well as general development support, bug fixing, middleware integration and performance optimization specifically for the PS4 platform. This was done in parallel, with the bulk of development done by CD PROJEKT RED in Warsaw.