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Epic Buys Remainder of People Can Fly

Polygon has word that Epic has bought up the remaining portion of People Can Fly, the Polish developer (Bulletstorm Gears of War: Judgment) that they've owned a majority of since 2007. This follows news of departures from the developer, including founder Adrian Chmielarz, which this report says are related, though this door is apparently still open: "We will be helping (Chmielarz) with some future announcements," says Epic's Mark Rein. "Our paths will be crossing again." As for the purchase: "We doubled down on People Can Fly," Rein said. "It was something we always hoped to do."

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13. Re: Epic Buys Remainder of People Can Fly Aug 13, 2012, 17:48 killer_roach
 
From what Rein is saying about Chmielarz, it sounds a bit like he's starting his own studio and will be partnering with Epic. If that's the case, then that new studio is probably the real heir to PCF, while Epic's Polish studio gets further retooled to be a support studio for Epic's main operations.  
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