Back in 2016, Hyper Light Drifter’s Teddy Dief joined Square Enix Montreal as a Creative Director. However, just two years later, Dief has announced his departure from the company due to the project he was working on being cancelled.
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On his blog, Dief called the position “a dream role” and explained he felt his departure deserved an explanation.
“My team were working on a game that I deeply wish we could have shared with you,” Dief wrote. “But the business strategy of the studio shifted, and our project was sadly no longer compatible.