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EA’s Black Panther and Iron Man Games Haven’t Been Cancelled

Mass layoffs have been introduced EA, with the corporate set to chop round 670 jobs, which is roughly 5% of its complete workforce. EA has stated that as a part of its restructuring, it’s trying to pivot away from creating video games based mostly on license IP, however with various upcoming EA titles becoming that description, questions have been raised over what their standing is.

At the very least two of them are confirmed to be protected. In a press release to GamesIndustry, an Digital Arts consultant has confirmed that its two upcoming Marvel titles based mostly on Iron Man and Black Panther are nonetheless in growth.

Iron Man is in growth at Motive Studio, the group behind 2023’s Useless House remake, as a single participant action-adventure recreation. Being constructed on Unreal Engine 5, it’s at present nonetheless in pre-production, and job listings have advised it may have an open world setting.

Black Panther, in the meantime, is being labored on by the newly-established Cliffhanger Video games, and will probably be an open world, single participant, action-adventure title, purportedly touting expansive choice-and-consequence mechanics that may enable gamers to form their very own tales.

Studies had beforehand indicated that EA’s partnership with Marvel would additionally cowl a 3rd recreation, although its standing stays unknown.

Not all upcoming EA titles based mostly on licensed IP have survived the culling, nevertheless. Respawn Leisure’s single participant Star Wars FPS has been cancelled.

In the meantime, Battlefield studio Ridgeline Video games has been shut down.

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