2K Games Australia Closing [UPDATED]

UPDATE: A 2K representative has confirmed that 2K Games is closing up shop in Australia. Further development opportunities for the now-former members are being investigated and the studio is steadily fading out further projects and begin the “studio closure process.”

According to various developer tweets, including the Game Developers Association of Australia, the Australian division of 2K Games is closing its doors.

2K Games Australia was responsible for Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel and The Bureau: XCOM Declassified. Prior to becoming 2K Games Australia, members of the team were with Irrational Games and helmed all three Bioshock games.

An official statement is rumored to occur soon, but it seems like one of the final bastions for AAA games down under is coming to an end.