After more than 8 years with Rogue Planet Games, the executive producer Planet Side 2 and the head of the studio, Andy Sites, leaves. Recently, Rogue Planet Games, a development studio that is part of the Daybreak Games studios, was acquired by EG7.
Andy praised the work the whole team has done over the past 8 years and his love for Planet Side 2 and the community. He posted a message in the Planet Side 2 news feed, and provided a general response to the community thanking them for their wishes as he eagerly awaits new opportunities:
So I made a decision today and it was perhaps the most difficult of my career. Not all kind replies, DMs, and emails make things any easier. Everything about PS2 is special; the game, the team and above all the community. As excited as I am for my next steps … (more) https://t.co/ROtT0LLyfB
– Andy (@AndySites) January 16, 2021
Andy left the studio in the hands of Lead Game Designer Michael Henderson and Technical Director Chris Farrar. The team under his leadership worked hard to ensure the transition PS2 Declining player base into a healthy renaissance when they started to deliver new, more exciting content. The changes seemed to have worked well enough that the team was able to expand development over the past two years. Earlier this year, Rogue Planet Games was acquired through the purchase of Daybreak Games by EG7 – a video game holding company that has vast plans to expand through acquisitions.
Andy was a staple of Rogue Planet Games, which had a great relationship with the community. Many attest that he will be missed, despite his assurance that he still intends to be active in the community.
“Although I am no longer a member of the development team, I will continue to be a member of the PlanetSide community. And as a fan, I’m excited about the future of PlanetSide – especially knowing what the team has planned for 2021 and beyond. “
– Former Director of Rogue Planet Games Andy Sites
We can’t wait to see where Andy lands in the future.