What will happen to Perfect Dark after acquiring Crystal Dynamics.. The developer answers
After it was revealed that giant Embracer Group would acquire a large portion of Western Square Enix studios for $300 million, the fate of Perfect Dark, which Crystal Dynamics is helping to develop, is unknown, but the developer has reassured players about the matter.
The deal will see The Embracer Group acquire Crystal Dynamics studios, Eidos Montreal and Square Enix Montreal, with a large title portfolio that includes Tomb Raider, Deus Ex and Thief, and more than 50 different titles from Square Enix.
On the other hand, the action and espionage game and the Xbox exclusive Perfect Dark, which is being developed by The Initiative studio, which has indicated many past reports about its exposure to many problems during the game development process, which led Microsoft to hire the developer of the game Tomb Raider Studio Crystal Dynamics from In order to help develop the game.
Studio The Initiative, after announcing the acquisition of the developer Tomb Raider, expressed his happiness through a tweet on the social network Twitter and continued:
We are excited to see Crystal Dynamics taking these next steps with their studio. Our teams have made significant progress building Perfect Dark together as joint development partners, and we will continue this work with them in the next chapter.
So, this statement is a confirmation that the work on the development of the Xbox Perfect Dark exclusive reboot was not affected, which earlier witnessed many problems during the development process that led to the exit of more than half of the developers..