Regardless of studies that TikTok maker ByteDance plans to restructure gaming writer Nuverse, Marvel Snap dev Second Dinner has assured gamers the sport is not shutting down.
Reuters reported earlier as we speak that ByteDance is planning to maneuver away from the video games business, and can wind down Nuverse, its recreation publishing division. The report famous that this could probably influence a whole lot of staff, however there was no direct affirmation of any explicit studios shutting down. Over within the West, Nuverse’s most notable recreation is the fairly fashionable aggressive card recreation Marvel Snap, and followers of the sport have been fearful that the restructuring may result in the sport shutting down. Nevertheless, the official Marvel Snap Twitter has launched a press release in an try and reassure gamers that there isn’t any plans for the sport shutting down, at the least in the intervening time.
“Pricey Snappers, A few of our gamers have expressed their considerations concerning reported structural adjustments at Nuverse,” reads the assertion. “We want to thanks on your concern and guarantee you that no matter any adjustments at Nuverse, SNAP will proceed to function and flourish sooner or later!” This clearly is not ruling out any potential layoffs, an sadly widespread pattern within the video games business in latest months, nevertheless it’s one thing for gamers on the very least.
Nuverse has been round since 2019, and was ByteDance’s try at breaking into the gaming area. The video games business did see a variety of progress over the course of the pandemic, what with everybody being inside in any respect, however it appears that evidently it won’t have labored out for ByteDance – it has pushed for an elevated gaming presence on TikTok, as now you can stream video games in the identical manner you may on Twitch, however that is not on the event facet clearly. Marvel Snap has apparently garnered a cult following, in response to Reuters, however wasn’t a industrial hit, doubtlessly the broader points with the video games launched thus far.
Let’s hope everybody at Second Dinner is ready to keep on on the firm on the very least.
A few of our gamers have expressed their considerations concerning reported structural adjustments at Nuverse.
We want to thanks on your concern and guarantee you that no matter any adjustments at Nuverse, SNAP will proceed to function and flourish sooner or later!
— MARVEL SNAP (@MARVELSNAP) November 27, 2023