Video game companies are frenzied about sharing their plans. In a market saturated with spin-offs and spin-offs, developers approach each new project with extreme secrecy. They will rarely come to the fore in what they do not working on, but today PlayStation behind the studio Nightmare of Tsushima he did just that.
Approaching its 25th anniversary, Sucker Punch has taken the unusual step of letting fans know what to expect from its next game, killing rumors of a potential sequel to the superhero sandbox series. Not famousor stealth platform game Sly Cooperit will happen anytime.
Sucker Punch wrote:
As our games continue to grow in scale and complexity, they require our studio’s full attention. We have no plans to revise as we focus on our current project not popular or Sly Cooper Currently, no other studio is working on projects related to this franchise. These characters are very special and near and dear to our hearts, so while we’re not saying we’ll never open those doors again down the road, there’s nothing for now. not popular or Sly Cooper games in development.
In the past, some PlayStation fans were tempted to believe otherwise. On the heels of the rumor self-proclaimed insider Twitter accounts and mysterious updates to various web pages, it looks like the fan favorite may be resurfacing. But rather than let false hope spring forever as some game studios are knownSucker Punch came clean with fans.
Meanwhile, the studio said that it will continue after some upcoming maintenance Notorious 2level editor plans to keep the servers live a little longer The Notorious Second Son DLC Cole’s Legacy Can be purchased separately from the Collector’s Edition. The sly games, on the other hand, remains completely unavailable on modern platforms. Although previously available as part of PS Now, none of them are currently included in the updated PS Plus library.
Founded in 1997, Sucker Punch’s first game was an underrated physics-based platformer. Rocket: A robot on wheels For Nintendo 64. He later signed a publishing deal with Sony and released his first Sly Cooper In 2002 on the PS2 and the first Not famous On the PS3 in 2009. Sony bought the studio outright a few years later and handed it over in 2020. Nightmare of Tsushimawhich put him at the top of the PlayStation studios.
Sucker Punch didn’t come out and said he was working on a sequel Tsushimaseems like a good bet considering the former has sold more than eight million copies and has several LinkedIn pages and job postings. referred to an upcoming project with similar attributes. The bigger question is whether it will focus on its single-player narrative or delve deeper into multiplayer combat.
Nightmare of Tsushimaof online mode is called Legends additional co-op missions, army survival and end-game raids. It was a cautious but successful start to a new way to play the game, and something that Sucker Punch could return to in the future. This happened after the announcement at the beginning of this year to gain Tale 2 manufacturer BungiePlayStation has revealed big plans for a raft 10 new live service games by 2026. New online only Our last spin-off will be one of them. Time will tell Nightmare of Tsushima 2 someone else happens.
Clarification: 07/01/22, 4:36 PM ET: Online content is protected Notorious 2 its a community level editor, not a full multiplayer mode.