IO Interactive Is Reportedly Working On A New Fantasy Recreation For Xbox


IO Interactive remains to be celebrating the profitable launch of its most up-to-date Hitman recreation, however that does not imply that the studio is resting on that alone. In a brand new report, it’s revealed that the studio may very effectively be engaged on a model new fantasy IP for Xbox (along with the James Bond recreation that can be within the works). 

The newest report comes by way of Home windows Central within the video under. Within the video, it’s revealed that Microsoft has a couple of thrilling initiatives within the works concurrently, amongst them being a fantasy recreation from IO. That is fascinating as a result of a number of weeks in the past I had an nameless message inform me via the social app Tumblr {that a} recreation with “dragons” (seemingly saying this understanding my love for fantasy video games) was coming from the Hitman studio, although my path ended there. Now, Eurogamer is stating that their very own sources have seemingly corroborated that message, and the report from Home windows Central, stating that it’s a AAA recreation and is years away from being revealed. 

IO engaged on a brand new IP is no surprise. IO’s personal Hakan Abrak beforehand spoke on what’s subsequent as a part of the keynote when trying again on self-publishing the Hitman franchise. In that video, which you’ll see right here, Abrak talks in regards to the trials and success of the Hitman collection and teased that the staff is engaged on a “third universe” that could be a “bit completely different” however one thing the studio is happy about. With the newest Barcelona IO location opening up, the dev staff is heads-down on engaged on its subsequent huge journey, together with a brand new James Bond recreation. 

No matter the brand new recreation goals to be, it is reported that it is going to be underneath the Xbox Video games Studio umbrella. It will give the studio extra assets and extra help to see their imaginative and prescient flourish. Xbox, underneath the management of Phil Spencer, has pivoted sharply in the previous couple of years, taking a extra aggressive strategy to recreation growth that was considerably missing within the Xbox One period. Aggressive by way of being unafraid, but sustaining a artistic distance from studios working underneath its title in order that the method stays undisturbed and true to authentic ideation. 

So what do you suppose? A fantasy recreation with dragons? A medieval fantasy recreation about dragons? Pontificate along with your ideas within the remark part under, we might love to listen to what you suppose! 


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