Volition Laid Off Its Staff Due To Poor Reception For Agents of Mayhem

Volition has laid off general manager Dam Cermak and dropped over 30 employees that are responsible for the action game set in the same world as long-running Saints Row series, Agents of Mayhem. The studio previously had around 200 workers.

Volition has not make any announcement yet but different outlets are saying the info comes from various sources.
The publisher Deep Silver, and also parent company of Volition was disappointed with Agents of Mayhem’s sales resulting the layoffs after the launch of Agents of Mayhem.

The company was founded in 1996 and later purchased by publisher THQ in 2000. During its time, Volition introduced a steady flow of games and may be a cherished game studio as a result of its Saints Row series, however it is normal for reputable studio to axe their employees if the game is not popular with the gaming community.

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