Volition To Become Part Of Gearbox After Saints Row Failed To Meet Expectations

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Saints Row, a reboot to the series, was released back in August and while some players were happy with the end result, others were not. And now, with Saints Row failing to meet Embracer Group’s full expectations, developer Volition will become part of Gearbox Entertainment.

it comes through the news video game chronicleWhich reports that Embracer CEO Lars Wingfors discussed this change in a statement released alongside the company’s second-quarter earnings results.

Wingforce said in the statement, “The reception to Saints Row has not lived up to expectations and the fan base has been partially polarized.” “Volition, the game development studio, has been working hard to improve the player experience. Financially, Saints Row performed in line with management’s expectations in the quarter. Moving forward, Volition Gearbox to be part of transition that has all the tools, including an experienced management team in the US, to build on Volition’s future success.”

Wingforce notes that this is the first time the company has “done an internal group transfer where we move a major studio between operative groups,” but adds that “it won’t necessarily be the last.”

Saints Row currently sits at 61 metacritic (for the PlayStation 5 version), with a user score of 2.1. sports informer gave the game an 8.5 out of 10 in its review and you can read what we liked about Saints Row Here,

[Source: Video Games Chronicle]


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