Bloober Team has shaped a partnership with Konami Digital Entertainment to “jointly develop selected contents” and trade know-how. The partnership has as soon as once more fueled rumors the developer is engaged on the Silent Hill franchise.
Very little else was revealed in regards to the partnership. The President of Konami Digital Entertainment, Hideki Hayakawa, mentioned they “look forward to combining Bloober Team’s and our respective characteristics and strengths to create high-quality contents”. Meanwhile, Bloober Team President Piotr Babieno mentioned:
It is a historic day for me and the end result of a number of years of our work. The indisputable fact that such a famend firm as KONAMI has determined to strategically cooperate with the Bloober Team signifies that we additionally joined the world leaders in gaming and have become an equal companion for the main gamers on this market.
Bloober has fairly a pedigree in psychological horror video games, such because the Layers of Fear sequence, Observer, Blair Witch, and The Medium. The latter will lastly be making its way to PlayStation 5 on September three after the exclusivity interval with Xbox has expired. Despite this earlier focus, the developer will likely be seeking to introduce extra motion components into their video games and future titles could even transfer out of the horror style altogether. Their inspiration for this course is titles like Resident Evil 8, Hellblade 2, and The Last of Us.
The announcement has fueled rumors the developer is engaged on the Silent Hill franchise for Konami. Bloober had beforehand revealed they have been engaged on “another gaming project, another horror IP” with a “very famous gaming publisher” on the identical time they have been engaged on the aforementioned The Medium. Babieno had already claimed “when people realize we’re working on it, they will be very excited”. While the partnership has been confirmed, it appears we’ve bought to attend for extra particulars for a short time longer.
[Source: Bloober Team]