Hanging Distance Studios CEO and Lifeless House co-creator Glen Schofield is leaving the studio.
As reported by Bloomberg, mum or dad firm Krafton confirmed Schofield’s departure to “pursue new alternatives.”
The studio’s chief working officer and chief monetary officer are additionally leaving and the corporate confirmed that the three weren’t laid off, however are quitting voluntarily.
Schofield’s place will likely be taken over by Steve Papoutsis, beforehand chief improvement officer. He additionally boasts a Lifeless House pedigree, having served all through the collection as senior and government producer.
Schofield himself talked about in an announcement that his departure is “bittersweet” however he is aware of that “the studio is in glorious palms.”
In response to Krafton, the departures will not have an effect on Hanging Distance Studios’ plans for the long run.
This occurs lower than a 12 months after the discharge of the survival horror recreation The Callisto Protocol, which launched in December 2022 to a blended reception.
Sadly, the sport did not meet Krafton’s gross sales goal, which was set at 5 million items. It was then lowered to 2 million items by the tip of this 12 months.,
Admittedly, our evaluation is on the decrease finish of that blended, with our Samuel Guglielmo, who talked about that The Callisto Protocol “has occasional bouts of enjoyable melee fight and incredible graphics, however an excessive amount of of the sport is just not enjoyable to play to be price it.”
The sport has acquired a number of updates and DLC since, and it is at present obtainable for PS4, PS5, Xbox Sequence X|S, Xbox One, and PC.