BBC Worldwide, Three Rings join forces for 'Doctor Who' multiplayer online game

MUMBAI: Leading up to the San Francisco Game Developers Conference (GDC), BBC Worldwide has announced a new partnership with game developer Three Rings to create BBC Worldwide‘s first ever free-to-play multiplayer online game centered around the blockbuster drama television show, Doctor Who.

For the first time ever, players from around the world will be able to follow in the footsteps of the eccentric and brilliant Doctor by travelling through time and space, exploring new worlds and encountering many alien races, both friend and foe. Titled Doctor Who: Worlds in Time, the game allows players to enter the TARDIS and be set a challenge by the mysterious Time Lord to help him defend civilized culture against infamous Doctor Who enemies.
BBC Worldwide executive VP Digital Entertainment Robert Nashak said, " Doctor Who: Worlds in Time will be a free-to-play multiplayer online game that invites players to save the universe by using their wits to solve time-bending puzzles and pulse-pounding challenges. Three Rings is the ideal team for this groundbreaking creative partnership. Not only are they visionaries in the online gaming space, they are lifelong Doctor Who fans with a passion for delivering the level of quality that our players will expect and deserve." 
Doctor Who: Worlds in Time is developed to allow players to socialize and foster genuine cooperation, building a global community where fans worldwide will be able to experience first hand the action and adventure synonymous with Doctor Who. Development is underway and is expected to launch later this year.

Doctor Who is one of BBC Worldwide‘s flagship brands. The programme has been sold to over 50 territories worldwide.

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