Quantic Dream SA

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Quantic Dream is a French company founded by David Cage in May 1997. The name is based on quantum physics, a science mixing mathematics, esoterism, and interactivity with the observer.

After developing a prototype for an initial interactive entertainment using real time 3D technologies developed in-house, the company signed a deal with the English publisher Eidos Interactive.

After two and half years of development, the company delivered its first product Omikron: The Nomad Soul featuring David Bowie as the composer of the original soundtrack and the first real time 3D virtual actor in history.

In July 2000, French investors joined the company in order to develop the next generation of interactive entertainment. The company plans to combine cinema, digital television, the Internet, and interactivity for the mass-market.

In January 2019 the Chinese company NetEase became a minor shareholder and on 31st August 2022 the company announced the complete acquisition of the studio, becoming a 100% shareholder.

Credited on 20 Games from 1999 to 2023

Under The Waves (2023 on Windows, PlayStation 5, Xbox Series...)
Elden Ring (2022 on Windows, PlayStation 4, Xbox One...)
Maskmaker (2021 on PlayStation 4, Windows)
Sea of Solitude: The Director's Cut (2021 on Nintendo Switch)
Twin Mirror (2020 on Windows, PlayStation 4, Xbox One...)
Detroit: Become Human (2018 on Windows, PlayStation 4)
Prey (2017 on Windows, Windows Apps, PlayStation 4...)
Dishonored 2 (2016 on Windows, PlayStation 4, Xbox One...)
Dark Days (2016 on Windows, Android, Oculus Go)
Firebird: La Péri (2016 on Windows)
Beyond: Two Souls (2015 on Windows, PlayStation 4)
White Night (2015 on Windows, PlayStation 4, Nintendo Switch...)
Fahrenheit: Indigo Prophecy - Remastered (2015 on Linux, Windows, Macintosh...)
Beyond: Two Souls (2013 on PlayStation 3)
Dishonored (2012 on Windows, Xbox 360, PlayStation 3)
Heavy Rain: Move Edition (2010 on PlayStation 3)
Red Steel 2 (2010 on Wii)
Heavy Rain (2010 on Windows, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4)
Indigo Prophecy (2005 on Windows, PlayStation 2, Xbox...)
Omikron: The Nomad Soul (1999 on Windows, Dreamcast)

History +

August 31st, 2022

Company acquired by NetEase.

February 10th, 2006

The company announces that it has cancelled the upcoming game Infraworld, scheduled for X360, PS3 and PC.

September 22nd, 2005

Quantic Dream forms a partnership with Malaysian developer Square Box Vision for the upcoming Omikron sequel and another unannounced title.

May 2nd, 1997

Company founded by David Cage

Trivia +

The German online magazine 4Players named Quantic Dream as Best Developer of 2010.

In the German gaming magazine PC Player (issue 01/2000) Quantic Dream received a special award as "Newcomer of the Year 1999".

Company location and contact information (2010):


56, boulevard DAVOUT 75020 Paris


Tel.: + 33 1 44 64 00 90

Fax : +33 1 44 64 00 89

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