Known and dependable trade insider Tom Henderson, who was one of many first ones to leak Quantic Dream’s upcoming Star Wars game, has shed some mild on the connection between Sony and the French developer. Quantic Dream’s partnership with Sony was at its peak on the time its hit PlayStation 3 unique Heavy Rain launched, however reportedly got here tumbling down because the studio delved into controversial content material for Detroit: Become Human.
According to Henderson, Detroit: Become Human initially had 4 protagonists, considered one of which was a “whore” Android that featured “blond hair and huge boobs.” The protagonist got here with controversial eventualities that sat exterior Sony’s consolation zone, and partly contributed in the direction of the corporate wrapping up its three-game cope with Quantic Dream “ASAP.”
At the time the deal ended, Quantic Dream was reportedly working on an open-world area game for Sony, codenamed Project Karma.
“The project was dubbed Project Karma and eventually turned to Project Solstice,” wrote Henderson. “The game had been in development for around two years. Project Karma/Solstice was eventually cancelled as Sony wanted their third and final title in collaboration with Quantic Dream to be on a Detroit: Become Human Kara demo that Quantic had created. Quantic Dream was also having game engine difficulties with an open-world game.”
Henderson can’t say if Project Karma/Solstice has been “morphed” into the rumored Star Wars challenge, however his sources recommend that the engine Quantic Dream was utilizing again then can not deal with an open-world game.
We’ll replace our readers when we now have extra details about the Star Wars game.
[Source: Tom Henderson (Twitter)]