Fans have been instructed to count on remasters, remakes, and even spin-offs of Crystal Dynamics and Eidos Montreal IPs following the latest Square Enix Embracer Group deal. While we nonetheless don’t have a listing of the 50+ IPs that Embracer bought, we all know that the corporate has Tomb Raider, Deus Ex, Thief, and Legacy of Kain firmly in its possession.
Square Enix Embracer deal offers followers hope
Fans of Square Enix’s beloved franchises have lengthy complained that the corporate has locked up some treasured IPs and forgotten the important thing. Deus Ex and Legacy of Kain are two prime examples of collection that folks have been hoping to see a revival of. While we’re undecided of the destiny of Sleeping Dogs, that’s one other one persons are hoping to see once more.
The excellent news is, Embracer is open to the thought and sees a whole lot of potential in its recently-acquired properties. In its latest monetary report, the corporate wrote:
After the tip of the quarter, we additional strengthened our growth capabilities and IP-portfolio by getting into into an settlement to amass Crystal Dynamics, Eidos Montreal and Square Enix Montreal, together with Tomb Raider, Deus Ex, Thief and Legacy of Kain and different IPs. The announcement received an amazing and constructive response. We see an awesome potential, not solely in sequels, but in addition in remakes, remasters, spinoffs as nicely as transmedia tasks throughout the Group. We count on the transaction to shut within the July-September interval.
It’s unlikely that any of those tasks might be greenlit till nicely after the acquisition is full so it’s greatest to mood expectations a bit. But it’s nonetheless good to know that these beloved franchises gained’t be rotting away perpetually.
In different information, The Callisto Protocol writer has reiterated that the “AAAA” recreation will launch in 2022. That’s across the time we now count on The Witcher 3’s PS5 improve.