“I’m happy to announce that I’ll be joining EA as a game director and building a new studio in Seattle. We’ll be working on first-person games. Can’t wait to share what we’re working on!”
Lehto used to work for Bungie and was the art director for the first three games. For Halo Reach, he was the creative director. He also worked on Disintegration, the shooter of Private Division. Lehto is also known as the ‘father of Master Chief’.
More details about the new studio are not yet available.