California based game developer company Riot Games has opened a new remote facility in Dublin, Ireland. Moreover, Riot Games is all set to create 120 new jobs at the new Remote Broadcast Center (RBC).

Remote Broadcast Center in Dublin

The games developing company have their headquarter in Los Angeles. Currently, the company is employing 3,000 workers across their 20 offices worldwide. Moreover, they have a workforce of 165 employees in Dublin, Ireland. Riot Games first set up its EMEA headquarters in Ireland in 2010 and has grown over the past decade. The Remote Broadcast Center is one of the three planned facilities by Riot Games around the world. They will open the other two facilities in Seattle and Asia Pacific region respectively. It is part of the project named ‘Project Stryker’. The company has announced an addition of 120 new jobs at the RBC center. Furthermore, the company announced that they will offer these new roles across broadcast engineering, production, control crew and event production.

€18.5 million investment

The company have invested €18.5 million for establishing the new center at the former Wright Venue nightclub in Airside. It features six control rooms allowing Riot to broadcast six live events simultaneously worldwide. Moreover, the opening of this center will increase the company’s production capacity and will also reduce its operational cost. “Dublin is now at the forefront of a new frontier and the team will be part of an exciting new chapter in live broadcasting. Dublin is an ideal location to support this growth, with an exceptional talent pool, ease of doing business and key strategic position making it the perfect hub for the first of the Riot Games trio of RBCs.” Allyson Gormley, manager of the new Remote Broadcast Center expressed his views in a statement.

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