The PS5 console-exclusive AAA IP in improvement at Deviation Video games seems to be in hassle. The sport is Deviation’s debut undertaking after the studio was based in 2020 by former Name of Responsibility veterans. Over the weekend, various workers introduced that that they had been laid off from the studio, with some stories claiming that as many as 90 builders have been let go.
Deviation Video games was reportedly engaged on a PS5 shooter
Sony introduced its partnership with Deviation for a PS5 recreation in 2021 however saved the undertaking tightly beneath wraps. Nevertheless, job descriptions alluded to a shooter, which made sense contemplating the event staff’s historical past with Name of Responsibility video games.
In September 2022, Deviation co-founder Jason Blundell departed the studio for unknown causes, and it was introduced that co-founder Dave Anthony will proceed to steer as CEO.
Final week, various Remaining Strike Video games workers revealed that that they had been laid off from the studio, and rumor has it that Remaining Strike was working as a assist studio with Deviation on a canceled PS5 sci-fi shooter.
Price noting that in January this 12 months, footage purportedly from a PS5 recreation leaked on-line, and it seemed an terrible lot like a sci-fi shooter akin to Mass Impact.
It’s unclear if this is identical undertaking that has been hit by layoffs or not. Sony has not addressed the stories.