Indie studio Deviation Video games unveiled itself to the world in 2021, and confirmed that it had partnered with PlayStation to work on a brand new multiplayer IP for PS5 and PC. Data on the sport was scant within the time afterwards, however latest reviews have urged that each one shouldn’t be nicely on the studio behind the scenes, with Deviation having been hit with layoffs earlier this month.
Now, it’s additionally been claimed that the developer’s debut PS5 title has been cancelled. On his Sacred Symbols podcast, journalist Colin Moriarty stated that he’d heard concerning the layoffs at Deviation Video games earlier than info on the identical grew to become public, and that in response to the identical supply, the developer’s PS5 sport has additionally been cancelled. This aligns with what latest leaks have claimed as nicely.
Moriarty says that although it’s attainable Deviation manages to outlive and strikes on to a second mission, the funding settlement and partnership with PlayStation appears to not be on the desk.
In January final yr, Deviation Video games introduced that it had opened a second studio in Canada because it appeared to ramp up manufacturing on its debut mission. Later within the yr, nonetheless, it was claimed the co-founder Jason Blundell had departed from the corporate.