Sony Cuts Ties with Superbot Entertainment; Santa Monica to Handle All-Stars DLC
Superbot Entertainment, developers between last year’s PlayStation All-Stars: Battle Royale have parted ways with Sony today. Sony and Superbot both confirmed the news with their own issued official statement.
Despite ranking quite well on Metacritic with an average score of 7.7, exact details for the publisher/developer agreement breaking away remains unknown. Some fans have criticized Battle Royale on imbalanced character issues and it remains to be seen whether or not such complaints had anything to do with the cutting of ties.
Santa Monica Studio, Sony’s inhouse developing studio will now take on future downloadable content creation.
The official statement for btoh Sony and Superbot Entertainment can be read below:
Sony Computer Entertainment can confirm that the working agreement with developer Superbot Entertainment has amicably ended. We have had a positive working relationship with this talented studio, and wish them the best of success in their next endeavor. PlayStation All-Stars: Battle Royale and the title’s forthcoming DLC releases will continue to be fully supported by Santa Monica Studio.
SuperBot Entertainment statement
SuperBot Entertainment can confirm that the relationship with SCEA has ended on good terms. We are extremely grateful to have had the opportunity to work on with Sony on Playstation All-Stars Battle Royale, and are extremely proud of the work we have done. SuperBot Entertainment will continue working on projects that reflect our passion for games and our commitment to creating award winning titles. We are very excited about beginning the next chapter of our future and invite all of our fans and supporters to follow our journey.