Tarsier Studios – the creator of Little Nightmares – has confirmed to IGN that Little Nightmares 2 is its final sport within the collection. Nevertheless, IP proprietor and writer Bandai Namco is “energised” to make extra Little Nightmares video games regardless.
Yesterday, Tarsier mum or dad firm Embracer introduced that the developer would now be specializing in new IP, resulting in hypothesis round Little Nightmares’ future. Talking to IGN right this moment, Tarsier CEO Andreas Johnsson made clear that the transfer means the corporate will now not make video games within the collection.
“For the final 6 years, our mission at Tarsier Studios has been to create mesmerizing worlds. Little Nightmares was our first try and was an enormous success. I personally love how Little Nightmares has gathered followers around the globe over the course of the final four years. From the fan artwork, intensive fan theories and real reactions, all of it has been superb to witness. Our collaboration with Bandai Namco Leisure Europe has been extraordinarily satisfying, they listened to our artistic imaginative and prescient and took our loopy concepts and ambitions to coronary heart.
“That being stated, it’s bitter candy to announce that we’re leaving the world of Little Nightmares behind us. Little Nightmares will all the time be expensive to us on the studio. Since being acquired by the Embracer Group in December 2019, it’s now time for us to embark on a brand new chapter, create new IPs and discover new worlds. Personally I’m very excited to see what our studio creates and counting down the times till we are able to welcome our followers.”
The transfer probably comes all the way down to the very fact Bandai Namco owns the Little Nightmares IP, which means Embracer must both purchase or license the rights to make use of it for any future video games – it appears Embracer would favor for Tarsier to make one thing new somewhat than take that path.
Requested for touch upon what its plans are for the collection, Namco intimated that it might proceed making Little Nightmares video games with out Tarsier’s enter: “We now have nothing to announce at this second,” wrote a spokesperson, “however since we acquired a lot love from followers all around the globe with the discharge of Little Nightmares 2, we really feel energised to ship extra content material sooner or later.”
What studio might tackle a brand new Little Nightmares sport is unknown, however it appears clear that the writer is not completed with the collection itself.
We awarded Little Nightmares an 8.Eight evaluate, calling it “gleefully unusual, unceasingly grim, and quietly good.” Its new sequel earned a 7/10. We summed that up by saying, “There’s no doubting developer Tarsier Studios’ artistry and talent, however I hope for its subsequent undertaking it leaves these Little Nightmares behind and dares to dream greater.”
If you happen to’re nonetheless working by way of Little Nightmares 2, we have got a whole walkthrough for you, in addition to a information on how you can get to its secret ending.