In what is very huge and surprising news parent company Take-Two Interactive has announced that Rockstar Games vice president and co-founder Dan Houser is leaving the company on March 11.
Dan Houser was not only the co-founder but was also responsible for the writing on Rockstar’s two biggest franchises, Grand Theft Auto and Red Dead Redemption. Here is the statement Take-Two provided:
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.