Following yesterday’s announcement that Metal Gear creator Hideo Kojima is working with Xbox Studios on a new game, his studio Kojima Productions has moved to reassure PlayStation players that it is still working with Sony.
“Following the announcement of our partnership with Microsoft leveraging cloud technology, many people asked us about our collaboration with Microsoft [Sony Interactive Entertainment]” The studio tweeted. “Rest assured that we continue to have a very good partnership with PlayStation.”
In fact, it’s possible that Kojima Productions is currently working on a PlayStation game alongside the Xbox project. In a December 2021 interview with Japanese magazine Famitsu (as reported by Siliconera
The “challenging new” game fits Kojima’s description of his seemingly far-flung Xbox project during yesterday’s Xbox and Bethesda Games Showcase: “an entirely new game that no one has seen or experienced before,” apparently made possible by Microsoft’s cloud -Technology.
The “big” game could be a 2019 sequel death strandingthat actor Norman Reedus recently eluded was in development. death stranding was co-published by Sony Interactive Entertainment and remains a PlayStation console exclusive, although there is also a PC version.
Last week, Leaker Tom Henderson also reported that he had seen a demo for a Kojima horror game called overdosemain role death stranding‘s mum, Margaret Qualley. It’s not clear where this project might fit into the picture once it’s in production.
Kojima’s signing to Xbox has been rumored for some time and marks a major departure for the famous creator. Prior to partnering with Sony death stranding
So it’s not surprising that Kojima Productions felt the need to reassure PlayStation gamers that there has been no break in this 24-year relationship. But in more comments on Twitterthe studio also wanted to emphasize its independence, wide horizons and ambitions beyond games.
“As an independent creative studio, Kojima Productions will continue to work on creations for our fans. We will explore different possibilities with games, movies and music across platforms that evolve with time and technology. We look forward to your continued support!”