Overkill’s The Walking Dead canceled for consoles

Last week, rumors were floating around that Overkill's The Walking Dead was being canceled for consoles. Despite this, publisher 505 Games confirmed that they were still working on the console version of the game. Almost one week later, Skybound Entertainment, the overseers of The Walking Dead license, has announced that game will no longer be coming to consoles and that support for it on PC will be coming to an end.

Overkill's Walking Dead canceled for consoles
In a statement given by IGN, Skybound confirmed the cancelation of Overkill's The Walking Dead for consoles.
The statement reads as followed:

As of today, we have terminated our contract with Starbreeze Studios and will discontinue all efforts on OVERKILL’S THE WALKING DEAD. Our creators and their stories are the core of Skybound, and since 2014 we have worked hard to expand the world of The Walking Dead into an exceptional Co-op Action FPS. We did our best to work with Starbreeze and resolve many issues that we saw with the game, but ultimately OVERKILL’S THE WALKING DEAD did not meet our standards nor is it the quality that we were promised. We are exceedingly sorry to our fans and share their disappointment in the game. We remain dedicated to providing our fans with the most premium quality content we can offer, and will continue to look for alternative video game options for the IP. 

Announced in 2015, Overkill's The Walking Dead was released on PC last year and was met with mediocre reviews, with it holding a 51 on Metacritic and become a commercial failure.

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