Dan Houser, the co-founder of iconic games studio Rockstar Games, is set to leave the company in the immediate future.
Houser was the creative force behind the company’s incredibly successful video games franchises including Grand Theft Auto and Red Dead Redemption.
Houser’s departure comes after an “extended break”, Rockstar’s parent company Take-Two Interactive said.
A Take-Two Interactive spokesperson said: “After an extended break beginning in the spring of 2019, Dan Houser, Vice President, Creative at Rockstar Games, will be leaving the company. Dan Houser’s last day will be March 11, 2020. We are extremely grateful for his contributions.
“Rockstar Games has built some of the most critically acclaimed and commercially successful game worlds, a global community of passionate fans and an incredibly talented team, which remains focused on current and future projects.”