According to VGC, former employees talk about the lack of autonomy and the slow development of the Xbox game.
Xbox and initiative They got public applause with ad From total darknessThe return of a rare classic game that has captured a generation of gamers. Throughout its development, the project surprised us Collaboration with Crystal Dynamicsthe movement that has been rated by Xbox as A risk had to be done. And now the game is back in control of the niche with bad news: Great exodus of employees.
Making games is hard, not to mention feeling unable to connect with the decision makers.A former employee of the initiativeVGC He was talking to various former employees of the initiative to find out the details of the leak.”The Fast and the Furious(As the previous workers called it.) According to the above-mentioned mediator analysis, Half of the main characters From the team left the company last year, which includes game master and the design manager. Despite this, the initiative only published job offers for coverage 3 jobs.
As you remember from VGC, the beginning of this exit coincides with Crystal Dynamics Arrival For development, it could have disastrous consequences for the project. In this sense, ex-workers speak Lack of autonomy In the creative process and the general feeling of not being heard on the main issues: “Making games is very difficult, let alone feeling that You can’t communicate with the people who make the decisions that affects us all.”
All this, together, creates an atmosphere of suspicion About the trailer for the movie Perfect Dark. According to VGC sources, the ex-employees would be surprised if this exodus did not affect the development of the new game, which is still standing. He’ll have years to release it. At 3DJuegos, we are excited to announce the new Perfect Dark, which It gave us reason to applaud Xbox and its optimal strategy. However, we will have to wait and see how the current situation in The Initiative develops, and we’ll cross our fingers that Perfect Dark pay off.
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