The lights are on
We reported last month that SuperBot Entertainment, developers of PlayStation All-Stars Battle Royale (read our review), issued a significant number of layoffs. Today we’ve learned that Sony has severed its relationship with SuperBot on friendly terms.
"Sony Computer Entertainment can confirm that the working agreement with developer SuperBot Entertainment has amicably ended," said a Sony representative in correspondence with Kotaku. "We have had a positive working relationship with this talented studio, and wish them the best of success in their next endeavor. PlayStation All-Stars: Battle Royale and the title's forthcoming DLC releases will continue to be fully supported by Santa Monica Studio."
SuperBot shares Sony’s positive perspective on the former partnership, and is “very excited about beginning the next chapter of [its] future…”, according to director of operations David Yang.
No more staff reductions are planned for the immediate future, but SuperBot states “…it is unlikely we can continue with our current work force for an extended period of time.”
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It's a shame to see it happen but I'm not shocked. Wasn't that great of a game and they should of released it earlier than they did.
I played the beta and disliked it, but after giving it a real chance I really enjoyed performing combos. While it is no super smash bros. it's disappointing to see superbot and Sony part ways.
Despite he fact that it's positive...I feel bad for SuperBot.
PSAS was in need of retooling. I know it had to do with the choices of Smash Bros, but hopefully, it will happen next time...
Such a shame. I love PSABR. Got Platinum in both PS3 and Vita version. Bought a physical copy the day it came out, then won a free DL copy in a twitter contest! 'Twas a good day.
looks like when you make a game thats mehh they don't want you anymore :/
Love my job, since I've been bringing in $5600… I sit at home, music playing while I work in front of my new iMac that I got now that I'm making it online.(Click Home information)
smash bros is king lol now xbox needs one