Meet Improbable, The Startup Building The World’s Most Powerful Simulations

By May 27, 2015Newswires

By Parmy Olson

Every Friday just after lunch, the videogame developers at Bossa Studios in London’s East End take a break from all the coding to try out their own work.

This spring they were putting the finishing touches on Worlds Adrift, a so-called massively multiplayer online role-playing game in which thousands of people floated across a virtual sky on ships, attacking one another.

They were hoping to build the next World of Warcraft, an MMORPG that grossed more than $1 billion last year.

Bossa’s game had the potential to be better because it would seem more real. To achieve that Bossa had turned to Improbable, another startup 2 miles to the west, which has invented a new way to simulate extremely complex systems.

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