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Inside all aspects of Disco Elysium drama: ZA/UM shareholders, “mega crunch”, toxicity, and IP stealing allegations
New details about the drama surrounding Disco Elysium and its creators have emerged thanks to an in-depth investigation by People Make Games. Let’s dive into all aspects of it, from ZA/UM’s shareholder structure and legal disputes to Robert Kurvitz’s creative leadership and his recently registered trademark called “Corinthians”.
Disco Elysium creators continue their fight against ZA/UM: “Paying back stolen money does not undo the crime”
Robert Kurvitz and Aleksander Rostov, original creators of Disco Elysium, have shared an update on their legal dispute with ZA/UM. Both stated that they didn’t drop their unfair dismissal claims.
Disco Elysium co-creator Robert Kurvitz drops dismissal lawsuit against ZA/UM due to ‘lack of evidence’
The legal fight between ZA/UM and Disco Elysium original developers has taken a new turn. It appears that the game’s co-creators Robert Kurvitz and Aleksander Rostov have dropped their claims to the studio.
Robert Kurvitz says repayment of €4.8 million to ZA/UM changes nothing, still considers his legal options
The battle over Disco Elysium continues. The game’s lead game designer Robert Kurvitz has now confirmed that he is still seeking legal options against ZA/UM’s new majority shareholder, who ousted him from the studio.
Disco Elysium producer withdraws lawsuit against ZA/UM majority shareholder
New details in the legal drama surrounding ZA/UM and original creators of Disco Elysium have emerged. One of the lawsuits against the company has been withdrawn, and its majority shareholder had to pay back €4.8 million he illegally pulled from the studio.
Disco Elysium creators accuse ZA/UM investors of fraud, management claps back with misconduct allegations
The story around ZA/UM and the expulsion of the Disco Elysium creators has taken a new turn. Things are getting messier now, as Robert Kurvitz accuses the investors of fraud, while the management claims the dismissals were due to misconduct.
‘Involuntary’ departures of key Disco Elysium devs: what it means for ZA/UM and game’s sequel
It has been revealed that several key developers of Disco Elysium have left ZA/UM. The studio confirmed the news, promising to share details about its next project soon. But how painful can these departures be for the team?
Australia rejects Disco Elysium: The Final Cut classification due to offending ‘standards of morality’
The extended edition of Disco Elysium is set to come out this month. However, the Australian government rejected the game’s classification because it depicts crime, violence, and different forms of addiction.