Now that Eidos Montreal has a brand new proprietor, the studio reportedly needs to make a new Deus Ex recreation and “do what Cyberpunk 2077 couldn’t.” That’s in line with journalist and insider Jeff Grubb, who stated within the newest episode of his Recreation Mess Mornings present that Eidos Montreal needs to revive its critically-acclaimed franchise and with Embracer Group taking the reigns over from Sq. Enix, there’s hope that’ll truly occur.
Don’t anticipate a brand new Deus Ex recreation for some time
“We don’t know, actually, what to anticipate from an Embracer-owned Crystal Dynamics, Eidos Montreal. It’s early, the rumblings I’ve heard… they need to get proper again into [Deus Ex],” Grubb stated. “They need to do what Cyberpunk 2077 couldn’t – that’s the phrase going round. I imply, we’ll see if that occurs. It’s so early, who is aware of what that may flip into however that was most likely not even… there was no chance of that dialog to even start beneath Sq. Enix, proper?”
In a ResetEra thread discussing Grubb’s remark, fellow journalist and insider Jason Schreier informed followers to maintain their expectations in examine. Whereas there’s a chance that Embracer Group will greenlight a brand new Deus Ex recreation – and it has beforehand indicated an curiosity in doing so – it’ll be some time earlier than we see it as a result of “the sport furthest in growth at Eidos Montreal proper now’s a brand new IP” and “in the event that they launch a brand new Deus Ex it gained’t be for a really, very very long time.”
Nonetheless, there’s lastly hope for Deus Ex followers. The final recreation, Mankind Divided, launched in 2016 and didn’t meet Sq. Enix’s gross sales expectations.
In different information, Krafton has introduced that it’s making a brand new recreation primarily based on acclaimed Korean novel The Chicken That Drinks Tears, and Sq. Enix has informed traders that it’s trying to promote stakes in its studios.