Sucker Punch says it has “no plans to revisit” its Notorious or Sly Cooper franchises.
In a weblog celebrating the studio’s twenty fifth anniversary, the group stated that while it was “proud to look again on the legacy of characters and tales” it had created, it’s now centered “on [its] present undertaking”.
“As we method 25 years since Sucker Punch first opened, we’re proud to look again on the legacy of characters and tales we’ve created, from Rocket: Robotic on Wheels to Sly Cooper and notorious, and most not too long ago Ghost of Tsushima,” the developer stated in a weblog publish.
“As our video games proceed to develop in scale and complexity, they require the complete consideration of our studio. With our deal with our present undertaking, we have now no plans to revisit InFamous or Sly Cooper proper now, and no different studio is at the moment engaged on initiatives associated to these franchises both. These characters are very particular and close to and pricey to our hearts, so whereas we’d by no means say by no means to re-opening these doorways down the highway, for now there are not any inFamous or Sly Cooper video games in growth.”
Curiously, although, regardless of confirming no plans to develop these franchises, Sucker Punch did verify that it will “be performing upkeep on Notorious 2 UGC servers quickly to maneuver them to a brand new dwelling that can maintain them up and operating a bit longer” and whereas the group must “ultimately have to sundown these”, the studio needed “to maintain them operating for so long as doable for gamers who’re nonetheless energetic”.
Sucker Punch additionally confirmed that Notorious Second Son’s Cole Legacy DLC – initially solely included as a part of the sport’s Collector’s Version – will now be launched on the PlayStation retailer.
ICYMI, Sucker Punch confirmed in April that it had stopped “actively working” on extra patches and content material for Ghost of Tsushima.
Sony purchased notorious and Sly Cooper developer Sucker Punch again in 2011.