GTA 6: The battle between Rockstar and its builders threatens the discharge of the sport

GTA 6 Grand Theft Auto Rockstar North employees are working remotelyGTA 6 Grand Theft Auto Rockstar North employees are working remotely
© Rockstar

Bloomberg reported on Thursday, February 29 that Rockstar has made a radical choice to launch GTA 6 on time and keep away from leaks : End of distant work and return to the builders workplace. For studio head Jennifer Colby, this return face-to-face permits Rockstar to be “We are in the best position to deliver the next Grand Theft Auto game with the level of quality and finish we know it requires. An opinion not shared by his employees.

Rockstar North employees criticize the end of remote work

The main stakeholders are not happy with this decision, on the contrary. GTA 6 It is primarily developed by Rockstar North in Edinburgh, Scotland, and more anecdotally by other Rockstar studios around the world. there Federation of Independent Workers of Great BritainThe union representing Rockstar North employees and all those working in the UK games industry has officially protested.

The union published testimonials from developers who warned that the end of remote work would greatly affect their well-being. in IGN PagesOthers testify on condition of anonymity. One of them points out that remote work has become “A lifeline for many of us", adding that Rockstar should"Rethink your rash decisions and communicate with your employees“To reach a compromise.

GTA 6 developers fear the return of the crisis

Others fear a return crush. This practice, which consists of putting employees under pressure prior to a game's release to release it on time, has come under criticism in recent years in the video game industry. This often leads to impossible working hours. Thus, another employee declares, on condition of anonymity, that he is afraid that employees will have to “Working late in the office", which means they will not be able to"Spend time with their families".

To read> GTA 6: This rapper will be in the game, and his fans will be happy

Jennifer Colby's statements echo those of Take-Two CEO Strauss Zelnick. The leader confirmed this Rockstar goals "Perfection" to GTA 6. “When we feel we've maximized our creativity, it's time to release the game.”", defined the supervisor. At the expense of the well-being of her workers? Especially since this battle would possibly jeopardize the discharge of the sport..

  • Rockstar has ended distant work for its workers engaged on GTA 6 as a result of threat of leaks.
  • Employees are indignant, and a few see this as an ultimatum to distant employees.
  • This battle might finally jeopardize the discharge of the following Grand Theft Auto recreation.


No comments:

Post a Comment