A few of the lead and senior devs have previous RPG experience. Quest designer worked on Borderlands 2 and 3, which are RPG shooters. The Lead Environment Artist previously worked at Ubisoft on The Division 1 and 2, both of which are RPG shooters. The principle environment artist previously worked at Bioware on Mass Effect. The lead animator previously worked at Dambuster on the upcoming Dead Island 2, and Dead Island is an action RPG. The lead technical artist previously worked at Ubisoft on The Division 1 and 2. The Lead UI designer previously worked at Bungie on Destiny 2 and Guerilla on Horizon Zero Dawn. They also have several former Lionhead devs in non-senior positions, as well as others non senior devs with RPG experience.
That actually doesnt sound so bad.
Necro-bump this 2020: http://gamrconnect.vgchartz.com/thread.php?id=229249
Bumb in 2021: http://gamrconnect.vgchartz.com/post.php?id=9047071