Capcom Vancouver, the studio behind Dead Rising 4, has reportedly laid off 50 of its 250 total employees.
The report comes by way of Kotaku, who cites a source close to the studio. The source alleges that the layoffs were “aimed to streamline the company and wrangle the next Dead Rising, which had been over-scoped and under-staffed”.
Moreover, a piece of new IP being developed by Capcom Vancouver has been scrapped. Kotaku’s source described the title as “a third-person action-adventure game set in an alternate reality version of New York”.
Capcom hasn’t commented on the story as yet. We’ll keep you posted as more is known.
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