Warner Bros. ‘AT&T parent company seems to have taken a dramatic turn at U and decided to remove its gaming market share. There was speculation that the giant was studying studios like NetherRealm and Rocksteady around, as it tried to charge its interactive entertainment business in order to clear an outstanding debt.
However, it does not seem to be happening anymore. In an email to staff, CEO Jason Kilar explained that while the firm will undergo some structural changes, Warner Bros. Games “remain part of the Studios and Networks group.”; He added that while the changes may prove “too much to take” he is confident the company “will navigate them successfully”.
While we still do not know what the restructuring will mean for future Warner Bros. releases, we can at least make sure they continue to launch on PlayStation platforms. Previously, there was speculation that Microsoft was cheating on the share acquisition, along with the likes of Take-Two, EA and Activeision.
Timing is especially important, as Rocksteady recently hailed its Suicide Squad title, which will be officially announced during an event at DC Comics a little later this month. A full-fledged Harry Potter RPG is also believed to be under development at Avalanche Software, while NetherRealm is likely to be tough at work for its next big fighter, apparently unfair 3.