Universally Speaking sets up shop in Liverpool

Universally Speaking sets up shop in Liverpool

Games services outfit Universally Speaking is opening a brand new office in Liverpool.

As reported by, this new location is set to open its doors this summer. Universally Speaking is a QA, localisation and audio specialist, and will be offering functional and localisation quality assurance, as well as "linguistic services".

"I am delighted that after 17 years of successfully building a reputation of delivering world-class services to the global gaming sector from our base in Bedfordshire, England, we are now able to expand, opening a studio in the North-West of England which creates opportunities for both our clients and future talent to join us," Universally Speaking co-founder Vickie Peggs said.

Chief services officer Mark Le Breton added: "I am delighted that our clients recognise the difference Universally Speaking brings to the quality of their amazing games and look forward to building on our expertise with the expansion into Liverpool."

This comes in the wake of Chinese tech and entertainment giant Tencent revealing it was opening a studio in Liverpool.

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