Independent developer Deviation Games announced that its co-founder, Jason Blundell , has decided to leave the studio.
The team was founded by Dave Anthony and Blundell, former Treyarch veterans, and was officially unveiled in June 2021.
On Twitter , Deviation Games recently announced that, with Blundell’s departure, Anthony will continue to lead the studio as CEO , while he has also taken on the role Game Director this year for the developer’s debut project.
Meanwhile, Deviation Games has made some key hires in several industries, including that of the co-founder of Westwood Studios Louis Castle , who joins the studio as senior vice president of development.
Meanwhile, God of War developers Jonathan Hawkins and Dean Rymer and Call of Duty: Black Ops developer Tony Flame have also joined to the team .
We remind you that Deviation Games has partnered with PlayStation Studios and is currently working on a new IP AAA , which will be released exclusively for PS5.
The details on the game are currently very scarce, but according to some rumors it will be a multiplayer title with elements from the live service . Below, the company’s tweet confirming the news.
– Deviation Games (@DeviationGames) September 8, 2022
Earlier this year, Deviation Games also opened a second studio in Canada , demonstrating the desire for growth of a studio with excellent prospects for the future.
«While I can confirm that development is already underway , it’s very early to go into details. We are leveraging what we have learned from our experiences in game development, however, we also want to create something new, rich in innovation and original », Anthony told PlayStation Blog . p>
Remember that a long time ago, such a collaboration was also signed with Firewalk Studios, a team of veterans of Destiny .
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