Its launch was announced on the evening of August 23 during the opening ceremony of the Gamescom exhibition. Among the founders of the studio is Jeff Gardiner, head of development of Fallout 76 and producer of The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim.

The debut game of Something Wicked Games will be Wyrdsong. This is a dark RPG set in medieval Portugal. NetEase has already invested in the development of the title, which allocated $ 13.2 million to the studio.