Rod Fergusson, the former Gears of War producer, has revealed he is in the process of leaving Irrational Games after only eight months with the BioShock Infinite studio.
It would appear that Fergusson's role at the studio was only ever meant to be for a fixed term.
"During my departure from Epic, I learned that Irrational was in need of a 'closer' to help finish BioShock Infinite," he told Polygon. "I've been striving for better storytelling in the games I've worked on and I saw this as a great opportunity to learn from Ken and his team on how to build a truly story-driven game.
"I am very proud of the work that I did and of the team and what they were able to accomplish on Infinite. Now with the game shipped successfully, I've done what I set out to do here and now I'm looking forward to the next chapter in my life and career."
Where Fergusson will end up next isn't yet known.
BioShock Infinite launched in March to rave reviews, but isn't without some problems.