Useless Cells has loved constant post-launch assist since its launch in 2018, having obtained quite a few updates and 5 expansions (4 of which had been paid)- although its fifth growth, Return to Castlevania – which launched final 12 months – goes to be its final, with Movement Twin having introduced that Evil Empire – the studio that was created in 2019 to proceed supporting the sport – shall be ending assist for Useless Cells with its upcoming Replace 35.
In its announcement, Movement Twin acknowledged that Evil Empire would now be “pursuing new adventures”, nonetheless, Sébastien Benard – Movement Twin’s co-founder and Useless Cells’ lead designer, who left the studio in 2020 below acrimonious circumstances – has prompt that there’s extra to the announcement of finish of assist for Useless Cells than it might appear.
As caught by PCGamesN, upon being requested about Movement Twin ending assist for Useless Cells within the sport’s official Discord server, Benard referred to as the choice “the worst conceivable a**gap transfer” and “complete advertising bulls***”.
“Because you’re asking me, I’d simply say Movement Twin did the worst conceivable a**gap transfer in opposition to Useless Cells and Evil Empire,” he wrote. “Having seen first-hand the precise scenario behind the scenes, I can truthfully say I’m glad to not be a part of this anymore. The official assertion is complete advertising bulls***, the best way this example occurred is on an entire completely different stage. I by no means imagined my former co-op studio would develop into such grasping individuals. I want the very best to Evil Empire for his or her subsequent issues and hope individuals working there’ll survive this sudden financial minimize.”
In June final 12 months, it was introduced that Useless Cells had offered over 10 million models worldwide throughout all platforms. Later that month, a 10-episode animated collection based mostly on the sport was additionally introduced for 2024.
Movement Twin is at the moment engaged on Windblown, a 3D roguelike motion sport that’s set to launch in early entry for PC someday this 12 months.