Insomniac Addresses The Recent Cyberattack

"Like Logan, Insomniac is resilient."

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  • In a recent tweet, Insomniac addressed the massive ransomware attack that occurred last week.
  • The developers state that they will continue working on Wolverine despite the data breach.
  • The open-world action game is set to release on PlayStation 5.

Insomniac Games has finally issued a statement on X addressing the recent ransomware attack. The hackers who breached the devs released all the important gameplay details and plots for Wolverine and even crucial employee data. They also released information regarding the upcoming projects all the way up to 2032, making it one of the biggest industry leaks to date. In the statement, the developers expressed their gratitude to their fans and addressed the cyber attack, calling it extremely distressing.

“We are aware that the stolen data includes personal information belonging to our employees, former employees, and independent contractors. It also includes early development details about Marvel’s Wolverine for PlayStation 5. We continue working quickly to determine what data was impacted” says Insomniac on the data breach.

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Lastly, the developers state that they will continue working on the game as planned. Any information regarding the PS5 exclusive will be shared with the fans officially when the “time is right.” The hackers have reported leaking around 98% of the data they stole from Insomniac and demanded a 50 Bitcoin ransom, which is worth roughly $2 million.

When the ransom was not paid, around 1.67 TB of data was released. The data included several videos of Marvel’s Wolverine along with personal information of the employee staff. Insomniac’s latest venture is set to release on PlayStation 5, with the release date yet to be disclosed

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