Fans of Lord Of The Rings: Adventure Card Game may be sad to hear that the studio behind it, Fantasy Flight Interactive, is closing soon. The boss of the studio Tim Gerritsen released a statement on LinkedIn revealing that the studio would be closing within the next month. Fantasy Flight Interactive was the video game division of the tabletop company Fantasy Flight and was created back in 2017. The only game the studio released was Lord Of The Rings: Adventure Card Game.
In the statement Tom Gerritsen made on LinkedIn, he stated that he is trying to assist affected staff members and is open to new opportunities as he will also be out of a job.“It’s with great sadness that I have to report that the decision has been made to close Fantasy Flight Interactive next month. I’m proud of the team and the game we’ve dedicated ourselves to for the past few years. It’s a been an amazing journey with even more amazing people. I’m going to do my best to get my team placed in new positions. I have programmers, designers, artists, QA staff and a producer to get placed in new roles and will do my best to do so quickly. Additionally, I’m now open to new opportunities myself since I will also be out of a job.”
The Lord Of The Rings: Adventure Card Game was created under a license from the Lord Of The Rings Licensing Company and is most well known for being the first adventure card game based on the Lord Of The Rings series. It was released in 2019 for PlayStation 4, Nintendo Switch, Xbox One, and PC. According to Gamespot, despite the closure of the studio, the game will continue to be supported for both console and PC. Another game taking place in the Lord Of The Rings Universe, Lord Of The Rings: Gollum, was recently confirmed for PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X and will release in 2021.