Recreation writer Activision is folding considered one of its oldest help studios into Blizzard. On Friday, the corporate instructed GamesIndustry.biz all 200 staff members of Vicarious Visions are actually staff of Blizzard. And transferring ahead, they’ll be “absolutely devoted to present Blizzard video games and initiatives.” Which means Vicarious Visions, which labored on final yr’s wonderful Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater 1+2 remaster, received’t be making its personal video games anymore. As a substitute, it can help Blizzard with tasks like Overwatch and World of Warcraft.
“After collaborating with Vicarious Visions for a while and growing an excellent relationship, Blizzard realized there was a chance for [the studio] to supply long-term help,” a spokesperson for Acitivison instructed the publication.