The studio "remains committed" to the franchise which was originally announced as an MMO project back in November 2006, with the first in-game footage in 2012.
CCP has a lot on its plate with the constant development of EVE Online and now DUST 514, alongside developing a whole new MMO in a completely different IP universe.
"CCP today made strategic adjustments to the staffing on the team working on the World of Darkness project in Atlanta that resulted in the elimination of approximately 15 positions at the company."
"The change was due to our evaluation of the game's design and ongoing development needs. While this was a difficult decision, CCP remains committed to the franchise and our promise to make a compelling, rich, and deep World of Darkness experience," CCP Games issued in a .
CCP Games merged with White Wolf who had previously licensed the Vampire: The Masquerade IP to Troika Games, which closed shortly after releasing RPG Vampire: The Masquerade: Bloodlines.