Might 6, 2023
Former PlayStation boss Shawn Layden is gloomy to see PlayStation Studios’ in-house developer, PixelOpus, shutter after 9 years.
Layden took to Twitter to specific his grievances, citing that he cherished working with the group and that this closure was a “deep reduce.” He loved watching the studio put out the “style busting” Concrete Genie, whereas at all times sustaining work tradition.
The previous PS boss caps off the put up by wishing the most effective for all former workers.
PixelOpus revealed the closure on social media, expressing gratitude to its followers. Whereas it isn’t completely clear what was the straw that broke the camel’s again, Sony did defend the closure by explaining that it usually evaluates its portfolio and challenge statuses and made the choice to shutter the San Mateo studio on June 2 based mostly on that.
😔Ngl, it is a deep reduce. So cherished working with this group and watching them degree as much as ship the style busting, Concrete Genie, all whereas sustaining a tradition of assist, inclusion, problem. Now a brand new journey awaits. Solely the perfect to each group member. 🙏🏾🎮💪🏾💙
— shawn layden (@ShawnLayden) Might 5, 2023