Are from Sucker Punch’s Formed nearly 25 years ago, the studio has developed many beloved series like InFamous and Sly Cooper. Now, as the studio shifts focus to a new IP, these franchises won’t receive new entries for the foreseeable future.
In a statement published on the studio’s website, Sucker Punch thanked fans for their support and laid out some plans for the future. According to the statement, the team is working on a new project that requires the full attention of the studio, so there is currently no Sly Cooper or InFamous active projects at Sucker Punch or at any other studio.
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However, Sucker Punch has clarified that it won’t be finished with these beloved franchises forever and that it will “never say never to reopen those doors.”
Along with this announcement, Sucker Punch has revealed some minor updates to the InFamous games coming soon. According to the statement, the studio will relocate InFamous 2 UGC servers to extend their lifespan, although eventually they “will need to shut down these servers”.
In addition, the studio will add Cole’s Legacy DLC for Second son of InFamous to the PlayStation Store.
“Thank you to everyone for the incredible support over the past 24 years,” the statement concluded. “Your love and appreciation is what drives us to continue creating new games and new worlds, and we look forward to continuing to bring new and exciting ideas to life for many years to come. next year. We’re not ready to talk about anything that might come next, but we hope you’ll continue to follow us whenever we’re ready to share more.”
Sucker Punch’s latest title is Ghost of Tsushima, an open-world game set in medieval Japan during the Mongol invasion. Ghost of Tsushima has been extremely well received, and the studio looks set to continue the franchise in some capacity. A recent job listing on its website suggests the studio’s next game will be a different one open world stealth action game.
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