In the summer of 2016, when a famous Californian gathering was easily arranged, Sony lifted the veil on a new license based on zombies, bikers, and savage hordes. Unfortunately for Bend Studio, Days Gone doesn’t seem to have marked the players more than its publisher.
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Hours before, the journalist from Bloomberg Jason Schreier was revealing the existence of a remake of The Last of Us destined for release on PlayStation 5. But his mildly accusatory article also seemed to seal the fate of Deacon St. John’s adventures.
One day of joy and ten of sadness
Having for too long rejected the Siphon Filter license on the various PlayStation versions and adapting the Uncharted one on PS Vita, Bend Studio was reviving the novelty in 2019, thanks to Past days, of which you should not know immediately, his great disappointment, as Chris Reese publicly expressed his wish in November 2019. A year later, the two directors Jeff Ross and John Garvin announced his departure.
According to information compiled by Schreier, the Oregon studio managers have recently tried to offer a Sony sequel, without success. Despite the five awards and profitable development, the mixed reception from the public (and our National Rummy) did not make the builder want to embark on the launch of a sequel. Official sales figures have never been made public, CQFD.
Rififi chez naughty
The prospect of a potential Days gone 2 So it seems buried for the moment, especially since part of the team would have been asked to help with another project, that of a new episode of Uncharted. Dissatisfied with the situation, Bend officials requested to be removed from the project, fearing they would be sucked into Naughty Dog, and would work on a new title today. But not Days Gone 2, then. And between us, is it so serious? As often, the answer brings it to us Leonard nimoy.
For its part, the PC version of Days Gone is still expected for spring 2021.