In a statement given to Gamesindustry.biz, a spokesperson for the company said that the changes were due to planned restructuring by Embracer Group.
“As part of the Embracer Group’s comprehensive restructuring program, Cryptic Studios will now operate under DECA Games,” they told GIbiz. “In addition to this organizational change, our commitment to Embracer’s directive to reduce costs requires us to undertake difficult personnel changes, including separating from some team members.
“Cryptic Studios will provide job assistance and support those impacted to smooth this transition. Cryptic remains dedicated to supporting its cornerstone free-to-play games and the communities behind them.”
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