Founded in 2012, 24 Bit Games is a Unity focused technical game development studio based in Johannesburg, South Africa.
Led by game industry veterans, our diverse 35+ person team of world class engineers, technical artists, producers, and QA testers is the largest and most experienced game development services studio on the African continent.
Between console, VR, mobile, and desktop platforms, we have helped publishers and developers all over the world, from indie to AAA, successfully reach additional audiences for dozens of titles within budget and without compromise.
Need to scale your production with additional engineering talent? From full game programming to tech and tool development to last-mile shipping, we will plug in so seamlessly to your development pipeline that it will feel no different to having your own team of engineers in the room next door.
Looking for some focused expertise to help squeeze the most out of your game technically? From performance optimisation, to memory considerations, to asset pipeline consultation, unlocking your game's full potential is what we we do best.
“We’ve greatly cherished our experience working with 24 Bit Games, who we consider to be not only an exceptionally talented group of engineers, but also strong collaborators. Their high level of communication and project management, coupled with creative solutions to technical issues, have helped our projects thrive. We’re particularly appreciative of their willingness to be malleable in the face of production challenges, in order to look out for the overall health and quality of the games we’re working on.”
- Neale Hemrajani
Producer / Executive, Annapurna Interactive
“24 Bit Games is a rock solid development partner. While working side-by-side with our internal development team they handled everything we gave them. Communication is always open, the quality of the work is always top-notch and milestones are always on-time. I’d highly recommend Luke and the team.”
- Paul Hellier
Senior Director of Engineering, NaturalMotion
“24 Bit Games are an industry leading go-to team that I have trusted on numerous occasions to deliver high-quality work across multiple platforms. Their deep knowledge of the tech, platforms and industry standards combined with a collaborative, flexible and detail-oriented approach has lead to many successful projects, and I can’t recommend them highly enough.”
- Will Goldstone
Product Design Lead, Unity Technologies
“24 Bit Games reduces complex challenges to their simplest possible form, breaking down systems and functionality and attacking each as a piece of a thought-through, fully-engineered solution. Best of all, they are probably the nicest folks you’ll ever work with, and their positive mentality is a benefit to the entire production cycle. I’d work with them again in a heartbeat.”
- Asa Reed
Senior Project Engineer, Disney Consumer Products
“I love working with 24 Bit Games because they have such easy-going personalities but they are also knowledgeable and competent when it comes down to getting the project done.”
- Jonathan Rosales
Director of Publishing, Devolver Digital
“Working with an external party has never gone this smoothly. The team at 24 Bit Games have always been responsive and dedicated to solve our most troublesome problems, as well as being friendly and easy to work with. They really are superb!”
- Philip Westre
CTO, Landfall Games
“Working with 24 Bit Games is an absolute pleasure. The team is organized, communicative, flexible, and delivers to their commitments. They show care and foresight in their work, reflected in the high quality of their deliverables. I unequivocally endorse 24 Bit Games.”
- Richard Lee
Head of B2B Marketing, Niantic