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Indie Publisher Versus Evil Is Shutting Down, Entire Staff Laid Off

The news comes a day after Atari revealed a $2 million financial investment in moms and dad business tinyBuild.

Upgraded:

Dec 22, 2023 8:12 pm

Published:

Dec 22, 2023 7:27 pm

Versus Evil, the indie publisher maybe best understood for video games like Stoic’s The Banner Saga trilogy and Obsidian Entertainment’s Pillars of Eternity II: Deadfire, is closing down, with previous staff members stating moms and dad business tinyBuild has actually laid off the whole group.

“Today is an unfortunate day. After 10 fantastic years, Versus Evil is shutting its doors,” Versus Evil’s main X/Twitter account shared. “We’ve enjoyed bringing you the very best indie video games we might discover & & sharing numerous pleased memories with you all, our incredible neighborhood! From the bottom of our hearts, THANK YOU for whatever!”

Today is an unfortunate day. After 10 terrific years, Versus Evil is shutting its doors. We’ve enjoyed bringing you the very best indie video games we might discover & & sharing a lot of pleased memories with you all, our fantastic neighborhood! From the bottom of our hearts, THANK YOU for whatever! ♥

— Versus Evil (@vs_evil) December 22, 2023

Versus Evil shared the news after a variety of previous workers published on social networks about being laid off.

“Entire 13 individual business, Versus Evil, laid off today December 22 at the start our Christmas break,” Versus Evil director of item method Francis Fincke composed in a LinkedIn post on Friday.

“Welp. That was an enjoyable 10 year trip,” composed head of production Lance James on X/Twitter. “The whole Versus Evil group has actually simply been laid off.”

Welp. That was an enjoyable 10 year trip. The whole Versus Evil group has actually simply been laid off.

— Lance James (@Myll_Erik) December 22, 2023

James included that it “wasn’t a Versus Evil choice or option,” with neighborhood supervisor Chris Trippi likewise composing on X/Twitter that it was a tinyBuild call.

“Unfortunately our moms and dad business has actually decided to lay off the whole group here at Versus Evil,” Trippi composed.

Our moms and dad business has actually made the choice to lay off the whole group here at Versus Evil.

If anybody understands any open functions for Community Management, or assistant/associate Producer functions, I ‘d be delighted to send my resume over.

DMs open in the mean time ~

— Chris (@LetsGetTrippi) December 22, 2023

After being at Versus Evil for nearly 3 years as a Community Manager – the business has actually been closed with all personnel laid off.

Efficiently right away I am trying to find a brand-new Community Manager function. Any help with this is incredibly valued.

— Rezza ✨ (@RezzananceTV) December 22, 2023

tinybuild simply laid off myself and the whole Versus Evil group.

— Lauren is hibernating (@CupOfLaure) December 22, 2023

IGN has actually reached to tinyBuild, which obtained Versus Evil and its QA studio Red Cerberus 2 years earlier,

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