After 22 years with the corporate, artwork director and author Pawel Selinger has introduced his departure from Techland Studios.
Selinger first joined the studio at Techland again in 1999 and has been with the corporate ever since by numerous initiatives and place modifications. The artwork director took to his LinkedIn to share the information of his departure with a small notice to followers and colleagues:
“After over twenty-two years, I made a decision to finish my cooperation with Techland. I want to categorical my gratitude to the corporate that has allowed me to develop and fulfill myself for half of my life. Techland, I’ll at all times be rooting for you, in addition to the good individuals I’ve met because of you. I want you that Dying gentle 2 and subsequent initiatives will turn out to be world hits.”
A standard query that’s on Dying Gentle fan’s minds is “Where is Dying Light 2” for the reason that information went silent after our final in-depth have a look at E3 2019 and the general public firing of Chris Avellone, the author hooked up to the mission, following sexual misconduct allegation.
Again in June of 2020, Techland confirmed that the sport was nonetheless very a lot in energetic growth when rumors started circulating that the sequel was canned and that growth was “a multitude.” Techland got here out swinging, saying that there have been “many inaccuracies” with reviews that flamed these rumors, which you’ll be able to learn more about here with our earlier deep dive into the state of the sport.
Whereas the present growth standing for Dying Gentle 2 is unknown at the moment, it is vital to not take this departure as a knee-jerk motive for instantly assuming the mission is doomed. Many lead builders go away studios as soon as their work on sure initiatives is accomplished. It is attainable that his function inside Dying Gentle 2’s growth is accomplished and after 22 years, he merely needs to pursue one thing new.
Techland itself reached out to Recreation Informer with a press release relating to his departure to assuage fan worries, saying:
In reference to the details about the departure of Techland’s Artwork Director, we want to reassure all followers of the upcoming Dying Gentle 2 that the place of Artwork Director isn’t threatened and has been held by Eric Cochonneau since November 2019. Eric has been caring for each facet of the upcoming manufacturing ever since and the workforce below his management is doing their greatest to supply gamers one of the best sport attainable.
Paweł Selinger, who has been the Narration Designer for the final two years, determined on the finish of 2020 to finish his cooperation with Techland and to pursue his additional profession elsewhere. Paweł spent most of his skilled life at Techland and he, amongst others, takes credit score for the success of the sequence Name of Juarez. He left a big piece of himself with Dying Gentle 2, as he labored on the mission from the very starting. His duties, i.e. the narrative division, have been taken over by Piotr Szymanek in October 2020.
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Wherever his path leads, we want nothing however one of the best for Pawel Selinger as he goes into the following step of his unimaginable gaming journey.