True Colours Developer Suffers Layoffs

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Deck 9 Video games of Life is Unusual: True Colours fame and The Expanse: A Telltale Collection has suffered layoffs. Narrative designer Elizabeth Ballou broke the information this weekend, tweeting, “A lot of my sensible, variety, and gifted coworkers at Deck 9 had been laid off, and my coronary heart is breaking for them.”

She additionally requested recruiting studios to “please hold a watch out for D9 of us; you received’t remorse it.” Apparently, Ballou later elaborated that these laid off had been staff leads. “The leads on my staff got swords and selected to fall on them, laying themselves off as an alternative of selecting among the many remainder of us. I’ve by no means seen anybody in video games do one thing that steel, and I hope I by no means need to once more.”

Following hypothesis, Ballou additional acknowledged that she solely spoke concerning the leads from her staff (which handles narrative) and never “about every other groups or leads.”

So whereas video games on the cusp of launch ought to be nice, it stays to be seen how future tasks (like every potential new Life is Unusual titles) will fare. Keep tuned within the meantime for updates.

The Expanse: A Telltale Collection – Episode 1 is accessible on July twenty seventh for Xbox One, Xbox Collection X/S, PS4, PS5 and PC by way of the Epic Video games Retailer. 4 extra episodes will then launch each two weeks afterwards. DLC can also be confirmed for launch later, although no additional particulars have been offered.