The Venture CARS sequence isn’t any extra, as Digital Arts will not assist the event of the franchise.
Developed by Barely Mad Studios since 2015, EA introduced at the moment it is going to “cease additional growth and funding” within the sequence, as revealed by GI.biz.
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The announcement was made internally, and it’s stated that workers engaged on Venture CARS will likely be moved into totally different roles at EA the place attainable.
Acquired by Codemasters in 2019 (itself acquired by EA in 2021), Barely Mad Studios has launched three mainline video games within the sequence, with the final, Venture CARS Go, being launched for cell in 2021.
In response to GI.biz, one cause EA determined to cease supporting the franchise was do it being unlikely to slot in with the agency’s present racing portfolio.
“In the present day we introduced internally an replace to our racing portfolio,” an EA spokesperson advised the positioning. “Following an analysis of the following Venture CARS title and its longer-term development potential, we’ve got made the choice to cease additional growth and funding for the franchise.
“Choices like these are very onerous, however enable us to prioritize our focus in areas the place we consider we’ve got the strongest alternative to create experiences that followers will love.”
“We’re working with everybody impacted by this choice to position them into appropriate roles throughout our EA Sports activities and racing portfolio, in addition to different components of EA, wherever we will.”