LEGO Star Wars: The Skywalker Saga developer calls crunch a ‘soft blackmail’

The biggest Lego Star Wars game to date, Lego Star Wars: The Skywalker Saga, reportedly took its developers nearly five years to make, a process that included a lot of crunch, mismanagement and high employee turnover. Polygon report.

Released today, April 5, the game has had a turbulent development since 2017. Several current and former developers from TT Games – the Knutsford, UK-based studio and TT Fusion, Wilmslow, UK – describe a culture in which overtime is actually mandatory Concerns about the company’s ongoing problems have largely gone unresolved.