Saints Row, a reboot for the collection, was launched again in August and whereas some gamers had been pleased with the tip end result, others weren’t. And now, because of Saints Row failing to satisfy the total expectations of Embracer Group, developer Volition will change into a part of Gearbox Leisure.
This information comes by means of Video Video games Chronicle, which studies that Embracer CEO Lars Wingefors mentioned this transition in a press release launched alongside the corporate’s second-quarter incomes outcomes.
“The reception of Saints Row didn’t meet the total expectations and left the fanbase partially polarized,” Wingefores mentioned within the assertion. “The sport growth studio, Volition, has been working arduous to enhance the participant expertise. Financially, Saints Row has carried out in keeping with administration expectations within the quarter. Going ahead, Volition will transition to change into a part of Gearbox which has all of the instruments, together with an skilled administration workforce within the US, to create future success at Volition.”
Wingefors notes that that is the primary time the corporate has carried out an “inner group switch the place we switch a serious studio between operative teams,” however says that “it’s not essentially the final.”
Saints Row at present sits at 61 on Metacritic (for the PlayStation 5 model), with a person rating of two.1. Recreation Informer gave the sport an 8.5 out of 10 in its overview and you may learn what we appreciated about Saints Row right here.
[Source: Video Games Chronicle]
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