Take-Two boss claims publisher hasn’t shut down OlliOlli and Kerbal Space Program 2 studios

Take-Two Interactive chief exexutive officer Strauss Zelnick has claimed the publisher has not shut down OlliOlli developer Roll7 and Kerbal Space Program 2 studio Intercept Games, despite reports and evidence to the contrary earlier this month.

Word of Intercept Games’ demise – and the loss 70 jobs at the studio – came via a Washington state closure notice submitted by Take-Two itself, and was corroborated by affected employees on social media. Later, Bloomberg’s Jason Schreier reported Roll7’s closure after reviewing an internal email breaking the news to Take-Two staff.

It’s somewhat surprising, then, that Take-Two Interactive boss Strauss Zelnick is claiming, in conversation with IGN’s Rebekah Valentine, “We didn’t shutter those studios.”

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