Huge update from RPS
1c Ukraine’s Sergey Galenkin has blogged about the closure of GSC.
To be honest, I was going to write about it only after a talk with Grigorovich, so keep in mind that all the information below - unofficial, from sources inside and outside the GSC, which I believe, but that may not have all the information.
GSC is closed, a fact confirmed by all. The team is almost completely dissolved, the state has only a few people.
The reason, which I believe - STALKER 2 is obtained only for the PC, an agreement with publishers on the console did not work, and self-publishing the game under the console at the GSC does not have resources. Some say that the GSC demanded incredible condition, others that Western publishers do not want to postapokalipsisa from Eastern Europe. It is clear that the story the game on a PC with a target market in Eastern Europe would be sold in small editions.
They also say that Grigorovich was unhappy with how we obtain STALKER 2, although other people, by contrast, claim that turned out very cool and not as a reason. There's also a view that Grigorovich stupidly tired, but I'm in it did not seem to believe.
Assaults security nobody confirmed it. That is, I believe that we could run away, but to select the way the company is not possible, the maximum space - intellectual property GSC registered outside Ukraine. It is unlikely that this would be a reason for the closure, the more that thought close Grigorovich GSC over the past year, there are several people supporting it.
About the official Twitter , which denied everything - it is the boy from South Africa, have forgotten to warn. He already knows, and erased the tweet looking for work .
What will happen next? I do not know my sources, too. I can only assume that the brand does not throw Grigorovich, and give someone the right to create games for it. Done on the same brauzerka Stalker, why not make a full game, just another team? Who will undertake for this - an issue in Ukraine, except that really pulls 4A Games, and they and Metro: Last Light of the missing, plus with Grigorovich little strained. And if you will take the Poles and Bulgarians are any, then nothing good will come of it.
Finally - the arts of the game .
Oh, another Burcovschi asked to write that it does not work in the GSC and has never worked. Dear Eurogamer, I know you read me, straighten news!