Ghost Of Tsushima Dev Won’t Direct Infamous Or Sly Cooper Sequels

Cole and Zeke from Infamous are looking at New Marais.

Video game companies are notoriously reluctant to share their plans. In a market saturated with sequels and spin-offs, developers nevertheless treat each new project with extreme secrecy. They rarely even openly talk about what they not works, but today the PlayStation studio behind Ghost of Tsushima did exactly that.

As it approaches its 25th anniversary, Sucker Punch has taken the unusual step of letting fans know what not to expect from its next game by debunking rumors of a potential sequel to the superhero sandbox series. Notoriousor stealth platformer Sly Cooperwill happen in the near future.

Sucker Punch wrote:

As our games continue to grow in scale and complexity, they require our studio’s full attention. Focusing on our current project, we have no plans to return UNKNOWN or Sly Cooper right now, and no other studio is currently working on projects related to these franchises. These characters are very special, close and dear to our hearts, so while we would never say never to open those doors again in the future, for now, no. UNKNOWN or Sly Cooper games in development.

Previously, some PlayStation fans were keen to believe otherwise. On the heels of rumors self-proclaimed insider Twitter accounts as well as mysterious updates to various web pages, it looked like fan favorites might resurface again. But instead of giving false hope eternity, as you know, some game studiosSucker Punch confessed to fans.

In the meantime, the studio said that after the upcoming maintenance, it will keep Infamous 2multiplayer servers are alive for a little while more and he plans to make Notorious second son DLC Cole’s legacy Sold separately from Collector’s Edition. cunning games, on the other hand, remain completely inaccessible on modern platforms. While they were previously available as part of PS Now, none of them are currently included in the updated PS Plus library.

The first Sucker Punch game, founded in 1997, was an underrated physics-based platform game. Rocket: Robot on Wheels for the Nintendo 64. Later, she entered into a publishing agreement with Sony and released the first Sly Cooper on PS2 in 2002, and the first Notorious on PS3 in 2009. Sony bought the studio a couple of years later, and in 2020 Ghost of Tsushimawhich brought it to the highest level among PlayStation studios.

Until Sucker Punch announced they were working on a sequel Tsushimaseems like a good bet considering the first one sold over eight million copies and several LinkedIn pages and job postings referred to an upcoming project With similar attributes. The more important question is whether it will continue to focus on single-player storytelling, or expand even further into multiplayer battles.

Ghost of TsushimaX online mode is called legends Added co-op quests, horde survival and late game raids. It was a cautious but successful initial foray into a new way of playing, and Sucker Punch may return to that in the future. Earlier this year, after the announcement, there was acquisition Destiny 2 Bangui manufacturerPlayStation has laid out big plans for a set 10 new online games by 2026. new Online only Last of us spin off will be one of them. Time will tell if Ghost of Tsushima 2 eventually another.

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