Sony has severed ties with SuperBot Entertainment, the studio behind PlayStation All-Stars Battle Royale.
Sony confirmed to IGN in a statement that the “working agreement has amicably ended”, and also confirmed that future DLC for the game will continue, and handled by a different company. The statement in full;
Sony Computer Entertainment can confirm that the working agreement with developer SuperBot Entertainment has amicably ended. We have had a positive working relationship with this talented studio, and wish them the best of success in their next endeavor. PlayStation All-Stars: Battle Royale and the title’s forthcoming DLC releases will continue to be fully supported by Santa Monica Studio.
SuperBot Entertainment later released their own statement to IGN;
SuperBot Entertainment can confirm that the relationship with SCEA has ended on good terms. We are extremely grateful to have had the opportunity to work on with Sony on Playstation All-Stars Battle Royale, and are extremely proud of the work we have done. SuperBot Entertainment will continue working on projects that reflect our passion for games and our commitment to creating award winning titles. We are very excited about beginning the next chapter of our future and invite all of our fans and supporters to follow our journey.
PlayStation All Stars: Battle Royal was released in November 2012 to moderately good critical review, though sales were disappointing. The first DLC for the game – featuring Kat from Gravity Rush, Emmett from Starhawk and a Heavenly Sword/WipeOut stage – will be released in the next few weeks.