Crash Bandicoot developer Toys for Bob is now assisting in the development of Raven Software Call of Duty: Warzone, As first surfaced on the team’s Twitter account. Many former employees spoke for support on behalf of the company Warzone Staff has come up with layoffs.
Toys are best known for bob Crash bandicoot en sane trilogy And Crash Bandicoot 4: It’s About Time. The developer says that it is now working in a supporting role on Activision’s popular Battle Royale game.
“Bob is proud to support development for Toys Season 3 Call of duty warzone, And Bob looks forward to coming, ”tweeted Toys for Bob.
This news comes after a shaky year Call of Duty: Warzone. The game was in the rough shape after its integration Black Ops Cold War Last year. This integration combined the advancement systems and weapons of both games, but came with a litany of bugs and balance issues. Since then, the community has been vocal about the myriad of games facing problems, and it was clear that Raven did not have the bandwidth to address everything in a timely manner. Warzone Remained in this shape from December 2020 to April 2021 – a long time for one of the major war royals.
VGC Report “Virtually every studio in Activision is on call of duty.”
According to former Toys for Bob team member Nicholas Colley (as originally reported by VGC), the change has certainly come with layoffs. “I used to work with everyone and work together,” Nichols said. “I’m so glad it’s not [total] The former staff member stated, “Former staff member in response to the news of the toy for Bob’s announcement.
the same! Altho everyone I interfered with and worked with let go, I’m so glad it’s not completely shuttering
& mdash; Nicholas Colley (@FromHappyRock) 30 April, 2021
Another former employee simply tweeted “I don’t work on toys for Bob” with a crying emoji.
I’m not working in toys for Bob anymore … ???? https://t.co/58NbuvSbZz
& mdash; Blake non-binary robots (@nonbinary_robot) April 29, 2021
In addition to the alleged layoffs, toys for Bob’s support Warzone May indicate Crash 4 Underperformance. According to Superdata (via GamingBolt), Crash Bandicoot 4: It’s About Time Only 402,000 digital units were sold on the market within its first month, which was significantly lower than the performance Crash bandicoot en sane trilogy, Which sold 520,000 digital units in a single day.
In the United States, Crash 4 NPD reached number 11 on the sales chart, while N. Sane trilogy Launched in June 2017 debuted as the fourth bestselling game of the month.
This is not the first time Activision has moved a studio into a supporting role. After the launch of Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater 1 + 2 The remake, its developer Vicarious Vision, was moved to a supporting role by Activision. Vicarious Vision will no longer make the original game going forward and will instead provide development support on Blizzard Entertainment’s title. Fans worry that this may be the fate of the toy for Bob, as well.
There has been no confirmation that Toys for Bob has been moved to a supporting role only, but Digital Trends has reached activism for comment. We will update this article with its answer.