Roughly 30 p.c of the studio has been laid off.
Useless Rising developer Capcom Vancouver has been hit by layoffs.
A Capcom consultant supplied the next assertion to IGN:
Capcom Vancouver has undergone a restructure which has impacted roughly 30 p.c of the studio, as a part of its common periodic evaluation of upcoming initiatives and general studio objectives. The workforce is continuous to work arduous to assist the latest launch of Puzzle Fighter for cellular and is devoted to its flagship Useless Rising collection.
In accordance with a supply that spoke to Kotaku, Capcom Vancouver’s unannounced mission has been canceled, and Capcom has lower the scope on the following Useless Rising sport. The unannounced sport had not been greenlit because it was a really early prototype. The title would have been a third-person action-adventure sport going down in an alternate actuality model of New York.
Capcom Vancouver is behind the previous a number of Useless Rising titles, in addition to the cellular sport Puzzle Fighter.
Read IGN’s review of Dead Rising 4 for our ideas on the most recent entry within the collection, which we imagine has “nice gameplay” and a “fun-loving vacation theme.”