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Founder of Just Cause developer Avalanche will leave studio in April

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Christofer Sundberg, the co-founder of Just Cause (opens in new tab) developer Avalanche Studios, has announced that he will leave the company at the end of April.

He founded the studio along Linus Blomberg, now Avalanche's chief technical officer, 16 years ago. The developer is best known for its four Just Cause games as well as 2015's Mad Max. Currently, it's working on Rage 2 (opens in new tab) alongside id Software.

Sundberg announced the decision on his Twitter page on Thursday.

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His timing will coincide with the end of Rage 2's development, and the game is due to launch in mid-May. 

He didn't hint at his future plans. 

Samuel Horti is a long-time freelance writer for PC Gamer based in the UK, who loves RPGs and making long lists of games he'll never have time to play. He's now a full-time reporter covering health at the Bureau of Investigative Journalism. When he does have time for games you may find him on the floor, struggling under the weight of his Steam backlog.