Tarsier Studios is an independent development studio working with SCE Worldwide Studios on first party projects. They are based in Malmö, Sweden. Founded in 2004 as Team Tarsier, the team eventually changed their name to Tarsier Studios when they released their first two projects involving SCE properties in 2009. In 2010, they signed a publishing deal with Sony Computer Entertainment Europe on a new, unannounced project, gaining Sony's lucrative first party support. The studio consists of approximately 40 employees.