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League of Legends owner Tencent is “taking the System Shock franchise forward”

Tencent, the China-based dad or mum firm of League of Legends dev Riot Games, is taking the helm of the System Shock collection, it appears. A System Shock 3 has been within the works for some time, however in latest months it’s not been clear if it’s nonetheless in improvement. However, OtherSide Entertainment has introduced Tencent’s going to be taking the action-RPG video games collection “ahead”.

That’s in response to two tweets posted by the developer, the primary of which declares: “We are glad to announce that Tencent can be taking the System Shock franchise ahead”.

“As a smaller indie studio,” the second submit reads, “it had been difficult for us to hold the challenge on our personal. We consider Tencent’s deep capabilities and experience as a number one recreation firm will carry the franchise to new heights.” This seems to verify a latest report by VGC that the possession of the upcoming FPS recreation’s web site – together with a System Shock four area – had been transferred from OtherSide to Tencent.

However, NightDive Studio CEO Stephen Kick has tweeted that “NightDive owns the System Shock franchise and IP”, so it’s not clear precisely what function Tencent can be enjoying with regard to the way forward for the System Shock collection, or which particular title(s) it could be engaged on or taking ahead. We’ve reached out to OtherSide for remark and can replace this story with any new data.

The third title within the long-running System Shock collection has had a little bit of a rocky journey to date, with its improvement impacted by monetary troubles at writer Starbreeze, which offered the rights to System Shock Three again to OtherSide in 2019.

1/2 We are glad to announce that Tencent can be taking the #SystemShock franchise ahead.

— OtherSide Entertainment (@OtherSide_Games) May 20, 2020

2/2 As a smaller Indie studio, it had been difficult for us to hold the challenge on our personal. We consider Tencent’s deep capabilities and experience as a number one recreation firm will carry the franchise to new heights.

— OtherSide Entertainment (@OtherSide_Games) May 20, 2020

Earlier this 12 months, it additionally appeared System Shock Three improvement was presumably cancelled primarily based on an nameless submit from a reported former dev who claimed to have labored on the sport. However, now the System Shock collection seems to have discovered a brand new dwelling, hopefully we’ll see information emerge of a System Shock Three within the not-too-distant future.

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