A difficult economic situation has led the Catalan studio to close its doors.
The Spanish community of players have received sad news today after Lynx Worksa video game developer studio based in Barcelona, has announced the cessation of work next April indefinitely after nine years active “pouring our hearts and souls into creating immersive and entertaining games for you to enjoy, and we’re so proud of what we’ve accomplished“.
“Unfortunately, we have reached the end of our journey.“, the indie studio has announced through its social networks and official blog. The reasons that have led them to make the decision have been the course of two years of difficult financial situation. Beyond the Aragami saga, Lince Works was advancing in the development of new IPs and a new course for the company, although its ambition has not reached a good goal as it encountered an unfavorable economic context and a race against time that was finally lost.
Thanks for this trip. A message from Lynx Works. pic.twitter.com/86HsS27Bn0
— Lynx Works (@LinceWorks) March 7, 2023
Aragami, which functioned as a samurai game to combat the hype for Ghost of Tsushima, has been the highlight work of this now-heartbroken studio.”for knowing that all the work we have done over the past year will not finally be completed“. In fact, both this game and its sequel can continue to be purchased on all platforms and stores, while maintaining their online functions.
Lince Works will seek the best possible future for its workers
Of course, the news of the closure of a Spanish indie developer is sad news for the sector which, despite operating at full capacity, is also experiencing different particular situations. In fact, as for the workers at the Lince Works, now everything possible is done to help them”find the best place to continue your career“. That said, remember that you can check our list of the best games developed in Spain.