The sport studio acquisitions proceed, with Embracer Group AB set to welcome three new studios and over 50 new mental properties into its ranks after buying them from gaming large Sq. Enix in a deal value over $300 million.
Amongst these studios is Eidos-Montréal, writer of the acclaimed Deus Ex franchise. With the sequence being one of many many unique properties that haven’t had new installments in a spell, followers have begun to invest if any new arrivals within the saga may occur.
First launched in 2000 with Deus Ex, the motion role-playing-game IP sees gamers tackle the function of varied protagonists in a dystopian cyberpunk settings, sporting talents granted by nanotechnology (additionally known as “Augmentations”), as they unravel a wide range of harmful conspiracies.
The newest entry within the sequence, Deus Ex: Mankind Divided, was launched in 2016, and whereas Eidos Interactive as soon as acknowledged that they weren’t accomplished with the franchise, there was no additional communication about the way forward for the property since then.
Hopeful followers shall be pleased to know that their hopes for the way forward for the sequence should not unfounded; when speaking their rationale with the acquisitions on their web site, Embracer name-dropped Deus Ex on two separate events, noting its “confirmed world potential” and the corporate “seeing a possibility to spend money on these franchises”.
Tomb Raider was additionally talked about, which was moreover a part of the acquisition. It’s nothing official, in fact, however to spotlight Deus Ex the way in which Embracer has accomplished may very nicely be foreshadowing the corporate’s plans.
Different property included in Embracer’s acquisition embody the sport studios Crystal Dynamics and Sq. Enix Montréal, and IPs reminiscent of Legacy of Kain and Thief.