A known insider has claimed that Perfect Dark has faced more development hurdles behind the scenes.
"It's great to see the team at The Initiative and our team across Crystal studios working so well together,” said Crystal/Eidos Montreal CEO Phil Rogers.
Many "current and former employees" have reportedly had issues with The Initiative's leadership, as per VGC's Andy Robinson.
Microsoft's Matt Booty also discusses protagonist Joanna Dark being brought forward into the modern age "in the right way."
Journalist Jeff Grubb says Playground Games' Fable and The Initiative's Perfect Dark will be MIA at the upcoming showcase.
"We will be continuing this work with them in their next chapter," The Initiative says following Embracer's announcement of the acquisition.
The Initiative previously worked with Certain Affinity till last year. Both teams were separate, as per VGC's Andy Robinson.
Speaking to trusted sources, Windows Central's Jez Corden provided more details on how The Initiative was set up and the conflicts that eventually emerged.
According to a recent report, "as much as half" of Perfect Dark's core development team at The Initiative has departed from the studio over the past year.
Dan Neuburger left last month and is the second major designer to leave the company since the project's announcement in 2020.
The LinkedIn page of co-developer Crystal Dynamics' Cory Butler suggests that the upcoming Perfect Dark reboot will adopt a games-as-a-service model.
The Head of Xbox Game Studios says that when they say the studio was available to work with, it was a no-brainer.
The studio behind Marvel's Avengers will be working on the upcoming spy thriller which is still early in development at this time.
Drew Murray is departing from Xbox's youngest first party studio.
Joanna Dark is making her long-awaited return on Xbox.
A cyberpunk-setting in the Perfect Dark universe, allegedly.
The studio is rumoured to be working on a Perfect Dark revival.
Lee Davis has worked on Uncharted and The Last of Us titles.
GamesBeat's Jeff Grubb draws a comparison to Apex Legends and Titanfall.
A return to Rare's shooter franchise is allegedly what the new studio is working on.