The remaining team will continue to work on the existing co-development projects in partnership with other PLAION and Embracer Group studios.
How glad we were that one of the most beautiful slices of Star Wars' discarded history would make it to the present day. Unfortunately, it looks like the project is dead.
Volition, the 30-year-old studio best known for the Saint Row series, is being shut down due to a restructuring in Embracer Group.
The Swedish giant will close some of its studios and turn to internal development of its IPs.
Embracer Group’s Middle-earth Enterprises has teamed up with New Line Cinema and Warner Bros. Pictures to collaborate on several feature films based on J.R.R. Tolkien’s The Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit.
The Canadian-based studio also stated that there would be no refunds for in-game purchases.