A latest Square Enix monetary report has revealed that the subsequent entry in the open-world sandbox franchise, Just Cause, is in development.
The assertion in the report reads; “We especially revisited our studio and title portfolios from the perspective of stepping up our offering of online titles that we develop for the North American and the European market. We want to focus on creating new titles that align with our strategy, including ones that leverage new IP. The Just Cause franchise will remain our IP, and we are at work developing a new title in the franchise.”
From the above assertion, it looks like Square Enix shall be taking a extra online-focussed strategy with its subsequent Just Cause launch.
The final entry in the Just Cause franchise was 2018’s Just Cause 4, which launched to a blended important reception. One frequent level of competition was the game’s technical points and lack of innovation. Although its open-world sandbox and destruction remained some extent of reward, as with earlier entries.
Just Cause 4 was acknowledged to have unperformed in line with a earlier Square Enix monetary briefing, so a new entry would possibly come as a little bit of a shock.
This additionally comes off the heels of Square Enix promoting three of its western studios to Embracer Group – Crystal Dynamics, Square Enix Montréal and Eidos – alongside iconic IP reminiscent of Tomb Raider, Deus Ex, Thief, and over 50 back-catalogue titles. According to Square Enix president Yosuke Matsuda, this sale will not be used to fund investments in NFTs and blockchain.
Square Enix just lately showcased a new trailer for Final Fantasy 16 in the course of the June State of Play, which is slated to launch summer season 2023 for PlayStation 5.
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