The large-scale restructuring of the Swedish holding Embracer Group, which began in June, has already claimed its second victim in a month – after Campfire Cabal, the Volition studio, known for the series Saints Row and Red Faction, was closed.
She herself announced the disappointing fate of Volition on your website. Since the studio did not fit into Embracer’s strategic and operational goals, the decision was made “The difficult decision to close Volition immediately”.
Currently, Volition management is attempting to help staff remain employed and mitigate the impact of the incident. The studio also thanked its users and fans for their love and support.
“The Volition team is proud to have been creating world-class entertainment for fans around the world for the past 30 years. We have strived for the good of our community and always worked to bring joy, surprise and joy.”— said in the studio.
Hug upon request PC gamer thanked Volition for their work and announced that Plaion would retain the rights to the Saints Row and Red Faction franchises.
Embracer Group promises to disclose the financial impact of the closure of Volition as part of its planned next quarterly report, to be released on November 16.
Volition was founded in June 1993. In the 30 years of its existence, the American studio has released 18 games, the last of which was the infamous Saints Row reboot, which disappointed critics, fans, and most importantly, Embracers.