Marcus Lehto, credited with being the co-creator of Halo and the Art Director on the original trilogy for Bungie, has joined Electronic Arts to help lead a new development studio.
Lehto was the Creative Director at Bungie during the Halo CE, 2, and 3 days and led the art direction on those titles. Over the past few years he was the President and Game Director at V1 Interactive which produced Disintegration, but sadly shut down earlier this year.
Today Lehto announced that he is the new Game Director for a new EA studio based out of Seattle that will be working on a “first-person games.”
Hey everyone, I’m very excited to announce that I’ve joined @EA as a Game Director, building a new studio in the Seattle area working on first-person games. I can’t wait to share more about what we’re creating! pic.twitter.com/GnfVFNLSaW
— Marcus Lehto (@game_fabricator) October 19, 2021