Microsoft and Kojima Productions are stated to be discussing prospects of touchdown a publishing settlement for Xbox platforms.
According to GamesBeat editor Jeff Grubb earlier at this time, not less than one supply near the matter has confirmed Microsoft to be in talks with famed Japanese director Hideo Kojima about publishing his subsequent sport.
Because, as I clarify within the story, Kojima is in talks with Xbox to publish his subsequent sport. https://t.co/h6NA675cJm
— Jeff Grubb (@JeffGrubb) April 8, 2021
While there isn’t any telling if a possible deal has been finalized on the time of writing, Microsoft apparently desires to leverage Kojima Productions in a bid so as to add extra Japanese video games to its ever-growing pool, one thing Phil Spencer, head of Xbox, has usually cited as a goal for the continuing technology of Xbox Series X and Xbox Series S consoles.
Something else of curiosity is that Spencer was noticed with a Ludens statue throughout a livestream final month. Ludens is the official firm icon and mascot of Kojima Productions and speculations a couple of potential collaboration with Microsoft have been working amok since then.
It therefore causes that there was precise reality to the matter. If a possible deal has certainly been struck between each events, a urgent query about exclusivity would should be answered. Microsoft locking down a brand new Kojima-led sport completely for Xbox consoles would definitely make information because the famed developer made his studio debut with Death Stranding final yr, a PlayStation unique however which later landed on PC.
Last week, artwork director Yoji Shinkawa, a legend in his personal proper for his characters and work on the Metal Gear franchise, revealed that Kojima Productions will be announcing a new game within the close to future. Whether that could be a sequel to Death Stranding stays to be recognized however regardless of the sport is, Microsoft has apparently discovered nice curiosity in securing it for its Xbox platforms.