Formed in 2002 and with it's original offices Based in Dundee, Scotland Realtime Worlds has a team of about 200 people. Headed by Dave Jones, former founder of DMA Designs.
Realtime Worlds Ltd. has developed only two titles, Crackdown and APB.
During 16th August, 2010, six weeks after the release of APB, Realtime Worlds entered administration. The Dundee division has most staff laid off, and the Colorado office has closed doors permanently. Currently only 50 employees remain to maintain APB.