The makers ofThe Lord Of The Rings: Adventure Card Game, Fantasy Flight Video games, have introduced their digital studio, Fantasy Flight Interactive, is closing down in February. The sport’s servers will nonetheless be supported, however for now it’s goodbye to the studio that created it.
Studio head Tim Gerritsen took to LinkedIn to report the information, writing: “It’s with nice disappointment that I’ve to report that the choice has been made to shut Fantasy Flight Interactive subsequent month. I’m pleased with the crew and the sport we’ve devoted ourselves to for the previous few years. It’s been a tremendous journey with much more wonderful individuals.”
Chances are you’ll know Fantasy Flight Video games from their tabletop titles like Star Wars: Armada, or Twilight Imperium, however in 2017 the video game studio opened to create digital variations of their board and card video games.
We aren’t advised why the studio have made the choice to shut this yr, however in response to Gamasutra, layoffs have been happening throughout numerous departments of Fantasy Flight Video games.
For those who’re an avid participant of The Lord Of The Rings: Journey Card Recreation, don’t fear, a developer from mum or dad firm, Asmodee, confirmed in a put up on Steam that they’ll proceed to assist the sport’s servers after the studio’s closure. Asmodee can even proceed with the deliberate launch of the sport’s Definitive Version on consoles this yr, which launched on PC again in December.
In an interview again in 2017, Matt Cox spoke to Gerritsen concerning the new digital studio that was excited to start out “creating nice sport experiences”. Since then, Fantasy Flight Interactive launched their first and solely sport, The Lord Of The Rings: Journey Card Recreation again in August final yr. Matt Jarvis, the editor-in-chief of our company sibling Dicebreaker, considers it to be one of the best board games on PC.