#Take-Two ends co-operation with Individuals Can Fly two years into Challenge Dagger growth
Take-Two ends co-operation with Individuals Can Fly two years into Challenge Dagger growth
New IP rights retained by studio
Developer Individuals Can Fly (Outriders, Bulletstorm) introduced that it has had its cooperation settlement terminated by writer Take-Two Interactive. This movement severely impacts the present growth plans for Individuals Can Fly’s “Challenge Dagger”, a title that has been in manufacturing on the developer’s New York studio for the previous two years.
The information was revealed in Individuals Can Fly’s newest monetary replace, the place it’s said that Take-Two, the writer behind such behemoths as Grand Theft Auto and Pink Useless Redemption, had basically pulled out of the undertaking completely, leaving Challenge Dagger with a developer, however no writer to deal with its eventual advertising and marketing and launch. Take-Two seemingly selected to not buy the rights to the undertaking, which will likely be retained by the studio.
Addressing the turbulent state of affairs, Individuals Can Fly CEO Sebastian Wojciechowski says that he “assumes” the 2 corporations will half on good phrases, and expresses the studio’s want to proceed growth on the title, with an eye fixed to discovering a brand new writer, or even perhaps self-publishing. Challenge Dagger, which stays beneath wraps, had been described beforehand as a “groundbreaking journey recreation”, and is at the moment within the means of transitioning from Unreal 4 to the dazzling new tech of Unreal 5.
“We strongly imagine within the Challenge Dagger’s potential and at the moment are dedicated to proceed its growth inside our self-publishing pipeline,” confirms Wojciechowski. “The sport remains to be in pre-production – our workforce is now specializing in closing fight and recreation loops and migrate from UE4 to UE5. I’m acutely aware that this determination will add investments on us, however self-publishing is a part of our technique.”
“After all, we aren’t ruling out working with a brand new writer if this creates a compelling enterprise alternative.”