Nothing will occur to EA Motive Studios, in line with Bloomberg.
Bloogberg cites “individuals aware of the matter,” who mentioned Digital Arts stopped growth on Gaia earlier than giving it an official title. Our final take a look at the sport was throughout EA Play in June 2020, the place the writer showcased some footage whereas calling it a “extremely bold, revolutionary new sport that places the facility and creativity” within the participant’s fingers.
Bloomberg’s report additionally charts the trajectory of Gaia’s growth, stating that Gaia was teased in 2015 when former Murderer’s Creed 2 and Watch Canines government producer Jade Raymond opened the EA studio in Montreal in the identical 12 months. Motive went by means of some adjustments all through the years–growing in workers following BioWare Montreal’s shuttering in 2017, taking in inventive leads from Star Wars Battlefront 2–before Gaia was rebooted in 2018.
Motive Studios will stay intact. In an announcement, EA declined to particularly handle phrase of the cancelation. As a substitute, spokesperson John Reseburg mentioned, “We now have a deep and sturdy pipeline of recent content material with greater than 35 new video games in numerous ranges of incubation and growth.”
The cancelation of Gaia comes not lengthy after EA ceased development on the Anthem overhaul, generally referred to as Anthem 2.0 or Anthem Subsequent. Digital Arts additionally made a serious shift to Dragon Age 4’s growth, letting BioWare cut the game’s multiplayer component.