Metallic Max Wild West, a brand new entry within the long-running Metallic Max franchise, is canceled. In an announcement posted to the official Metallic Max Xeno social media accounts, Kadokawa Video games knowledgeable its viewers that improvement of the sport, scheduled for launch in 2022, has been discontinued. Kadokawa additionally apologized to followers trying ahead to the sport and companions probably affected by the cancelation.
No particular motive for the cancelation was given, however the full assertion talked about Kadokawa’s consideration of the “present state of improvement” for the sport as an element within the resolution.
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Metallic Max Wild West was initially introduced in 2019 as Metallic Max Xeno Reborn 2. In line with a thirtieth Anniversary stream occasion from 2021, the sport would happen after the occasions of Xeno Reborn and contain a brand new protagonist restoring a post-apocalyptic metropolis to life. It was themed across the idea of rebuilding, although it might nonetheless heart across the vehicle-based fight of the sequence correct (and Xeno specifically).
Although Metallic Max Wild West is gone, Kadokawa remains to be engaged on video games within the franchise. Xeno Reborn will quickly be obtainable exterior Japan, solely the second (third, when you rely the unique launch of Metallic Max Xeno in 2018 as separate) recreation within the franchise to make it abroad. A top-down shooter spin-off referred to as Metallic Canine is obtainable on PC, PS4, and Swap and stars Pochi, the armed and armored canine from Metallic Max Xeno Reborn. And there’s additionally Metallic Saga: Flames of Revolt, a brand new recreation that’s nonetheless in improvement and focused for the Nintendo Swap. Lastly, there’s nonetheless Code Zero, the code identify for a reboot of the unique Metallic Max. That recreation, nonetheless, has had no public updates since its announcement in 2019.
Metallic Max Xeno Reborn launches on June 10, 2022 for the Nintendo Swap, PS4, and PC.