Ninja Theory halts updates for new IP Bleeding EdgeCompany focused on Hellblade and mental health projectsChristopher DringHead of Games B2BFriday 29th January 2021Share this article Recommend Tweet ShareXbox’s Ninja Theory studio has halted updates for its online multiplayer game Bleeding Edge.The title was revealed at E3 2019 and released in March last year, and it achieved huge numbers at launch thanks to its inclusion in Xbox Game Pass. Yet critical reception was mixed, and with the studio developing numerous new projects, the company has announced that there will be no further updates to the title.Related JobsSenior Build Engineer – AAA Studio – Yorkshire UK & Europe Big Planet3D Artist – Mobile Studio – Midlands UK & Europe Big PlanetProducer Indie Game Studio France UK & Europe Big PlanetDiscover more jobs in games It will remain available on Xbox One and PC.Ninja Theory is one of the big studio acquisitions Microsoft has made over the past three years and Bleeding Edge is its first title. Other upcoming projects from the company includes the anticipated Senua’s Saga: Hellblade II alongside the experimental Project Mara, which is part of the company’s Insight Project – the firm’s R&D effort around mental health. The Bleeding Edge twitter account said: “With the studio now focusing on our new projects (Senua’s Saga, Project Mara & The Insight Project) we have decided that there will be no further content updates for Bleeding Edge. The game is still playable on Xbox and PC. Thank you to the fans & keep teaming up & causing chaos!”Celebrating employer excellence in the video games industry8th July 2021Submit your company Sign up for The Publishing & Retail newsletter and get the best of GamesIndustry.biz in your inbox. Enter your email addressMore storiesSpecialEffect joins Best Places To Work Awards as charity partnerUS event deadline is coming upBy Christopher Dring 22 hours agoResident Evil: Village is the third biggest PS5 launch so far | UK Boxed ChartsBut physical sales down over previous Resident Evil gamesBy Christopher Dring 23 hours agoLatest comments Sign in to contributeEmail addressPasswordSign in Need an account? Register now.
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