Unity Technologies canceled a planned town hall and closed two offices Thursday after receiving what it described as credible death threats following its controversial pricing decision earlier this week.

A spokesperson said in a statement that the company was “aware of potential threats to some of our offices” and had “immediately taken proactive steps to ensure the safety of our employees.” Unity will close offices that may be potential targets on Thursday and Friday and is “fully cooperating with law enforcement.”

Unity, the maker of video game tools and technology, caused uproar on Sept. 12 when it announced it would begin charging developers new fees for games made using its software, known as the Unity engine.Starting January 1st, Unity game makers will have to pay per user after installation certain threshold Arrived.

Some video game makers have accused Unity of violating its own terms of service, lamenting that new accusations could threaten their livelihood.Many game studios issue harsh statements Tech companies urged to reconsider.

Unity CEO John Riccitiello was scheduled to speak with employees Thursday morning, but he said the meeting would be canceled as a precaution. Offices in Austin, Texas, and San Francisco are closed.


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