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While the preliminary Star Wars Eclipse reveal was met with some constructive reception, it was additionally closely criticized due to Quantic Dream’s involvement. The studio, which has come underneath fireplace for a number of counts of abusive habits, might have discovered that its status is lastly catching as much as them.
According to a current report by xfire, Star Wars Eclipse isn’t anticipated to launch till 2027 or 2028. Reporter Tom Henderson beforehand claimed that the undertaking was round three to 4 years away, however current occasions paint an image of a developer struggling to rent amidst its poisonous work tradition.
The group at xfire totally examined Quantic Dream’s job listings, discovering some attention-grabbing alterations. According to xfire’s investigation, the publication dates for every job itemizing have been frequently up to date in order to look newer than they really had been.
This will be confirmed by visiting archive.org and coming into the Quantic Dream handle into the search bar. If we return to the snapshot taken on June 13, 2021, we see tons of listings posted throughout May and June of that yr. While some new roles have opened up, we additionally see repeat roles with modified publication dates. As an instance, the position of Technical Documentation Manager was beforehand listed as revealed on May 19, 2021. Visiting the present web page, that very same position is listed as being revealed on February 13 of this yr.
While we will’t say for sure why individuals aren’t leaping to affix, it’s doubtless as a consequence of Quantic Dream’s status. CEO David Cage has been recognized to make disparaging remarks about minorities and inappropriate feedback towards ladies. It’s not simply management, nonetheless. At one level, somebody within the studio photoshopped a whole bunch of photographs of fellow staff in racist, sexual, and compromising positions. Whatever potential Star Wars Eclipse might hold, the protection and health of its creators must be addressed first.