id Software studio director Tim Willits announced today that he will leave the company after QuakeCon 2019 ends. He spent 24 years working at the studio, starting out as a level designer. His first project as studio head was 2012's Doom 3 BFG Edition.
Tim Willits will also announce his future plans once QuakeCon 2019 ends. The event is scheduled to take place later this month, between July 25 and July 28, at the Gaylord Texan Resort & Convention Center in Grapevine, Texas.
Tim Willits Leaves id Software After QuakeCon 2019
"After 24 years, I’ve decided to leave id Software after QuakeCon. I’ve been extremely lucky to work with the best people in the industry on truly amazing games. QuakeCon has been an unbelievable part of my journey and I look forward to seeing everyone at the Gaylord Texan.", Tim Willits said on Twitter.
None of id Software's currently planned releases will be affected by Willits' departure. "id Software is packed full of amazing talent that will continue to develop (long into the future) some of the best shooters in the world.", he continued.