Since early 2014, Rod Fergusson has served as Head of Gears of Conflict studio The Coalition. Fergusson’s tenure within the function is coming to an finish, although. Beginning in March, he’ll transition into a brand new place at Blizzard Leisure, overseeing the Diablo franchise.
Fergusson revealed the “bittersweet” information himself within the following Twitter submit:
Beginning in March, I’ll be a part of Blizzard to supervise the Diablo franchise. Leaving is bittersweet as I really like our Gears household, the followers, and everybody at The Coalition and Xbox. Thanks, it has been an honor and a privilege to work with you all. pic.twitter.com/0FuO3RFYSQ
— Rod Fergusson (@GearsViking) February 5, 2020
As a result of the information remains to be so recent, Fergusson has little else to share. As such, particulars on how precisely he’ll match into Diablo manufacturing stays unknown. Provided that Diablo IV remains to be within the early phases of improvement, it stands to purpose Fergusson might play an integral half in that venture going ahead.
Fergusson’s resume isn’t spectacular simply due to his intensive historical past with Gears of Conflict alone. His time within the trade dates almost 25 years. Throughout his prolonged tenure at Epic Video games, Fergusson labored on Gears, Infinity Blade, and Bulletstorm, amongst different titles. He departed the corporate in 2012 to hitch Irrational Video games. Whereas there, he helped the Ken Levine-led workforce end improvement on 2013’s BioShock Infinite. Fergusson returned to Gears in 2014, heading up The Coalition, which has since gone on to supply Gears of Conflict four and final 12 months’s Gears 5.
[Source: Rod Fergusson on Twitter]