Embracer Group, the father or mother firm that owns the rights to franchises corresponding to Lifeless Island, Saints Row, Darksiders, and Timesplitters, has introduced their monetary data for the 2019-2020 monetary yr, alongside a number of tidbits of details about what to anticipate sooner or later. The studios working underneath the corporate have 118 titles in improvement, 69 of which haven’t been introduced yet–and a few of the most anticipated titles won’t launch till after March 2021.
“Wanting into the following monetary yr ending March 31 2022, we anticipate continued natural progress pushed by additional improve within the worth of accomplished video games together with the primary AAA video games releases since Metro Exodus,” the report reads. “From this yr on we anticipate to have AAA releases yearly.”
This doubtless signifies that the brand new Saints Row in improvement won’t launch till after this date. Lifeless Island 2 can also be unlikely, regardless of having been in improvement (throughout a number of studios) since at the very least 2014–as a brand new open-world title, it is more likely to be thought-about AAA. The zombie sequel is presently within the works at Dambuster Studios (Homefront: The Revolution).
This additionally means that a number of of the titles the corporate plans on releasing this yr aren’t internally thought-about AAA, together with Biomutant, WWE 2K Battlegrounds (which is one in all 93 video games presently in improvement underneath Take-Two), and the Destroy All People remake. Embracer Group additionally owns Koch Media and THQ Nordic–each of which has its personal subsidiaries–as nicely as Saber Interactive as of February 2020.
Saints Row: The Third Remastered, in the meantime, will arrive on PlayStation Four and Xbox One on Might 22.
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