Former Bend Studio director Jeff Ross revealed earlier this week that Days Gone offered greater than Ghost of Tsushima, however was not praised prefer it and as an alternative seen as a disappointment by Sony and PlayStation. Discussing that with former God of Conflict and Twisted Steel director David Jaffe on a latest livestream, Ross additionally revealed another pitches Bend Studio made after a sequel to Days Gone was rejected.
As first reported by Video Video games Chronicle, Ross mentioned he was particularly eager about rebooting PlayStation’s long-dormant Resistance collection, which was created by Insomniac Video games again within the PlayStation 3 technology. Just like the pitch to Days Gone 2, although, it was rejected.
“The pitch I used to be making was, ‘open-world Resistance can be f**king rad,’” Ross instructed Jaffe. “There have been all of those open-world loops that we found out…it nearly wrote itself with Resistance: there have been so many elements of that property that lent itself to open-world gameplay. However they weren’t eager about that both. I don’t understand how properly it offered.”
Ross additionally revealed that after the pitch for Days Gone 2, which might have included a “shared universe with co-op play,” was rejected, he was requested if Bend Studio might reboot Syphon Filter. Nonetheless, Ross didn’t actually have any curiosity in such a factor.
“It was simply an ask: ‘Are there every other IPs that we now have that we will use?’ and the one different IP was Syphon Filter,” Ross mentioned. “However truthfully, I’ve zero concepts on how one can reboot Syphon Filter. I used to be not eager about that in any respect. It was nearly like a ‘maintain them busy’ sort of query: ‘Hey guys, why don’t you provide you with one thing for Syphon Filter whereas we determine what we’re assured in pitching.’ So I don’t suppose it was ever real.”
It appears a reboot of any type was not within the works for Bend Studio, as final 12 months it revealed that it’s engaged on a brand new IP. Whereas ready to see what that’s, try our ideas on the studio’s newest in Sport Informer’s Days Gone assessment. Learn in regards to the PlayStation 5 efficiency upgrades Days Gone obtained after that.
[Source: Video Games Chronicle]
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