It has been nearly a whole month for the reason that launch of Saints Row, and significant and industrial response to the sport has been middling. Speaking throughout Embracer’s annual normal assembly (AGM), CEO Lars Wingefors has expressed disappoint in ther resposne for Saints Row, calling it “very polarising”.
“Personally, I had hoped for a larger reception to the sport,” Wingefors stated on the AGM, in accordance with VGC. “It’s been very polarising. There are a whole lot of issues that might be stated intimately round it, however I’m with one hand blissful to see plenty of players and followers blissful, and on the similar time I’m a bit unhappy to additionally see followers not blissful, so it’s tough.”
Wingefors factors out that for a extra full take a look at how Saints Row carried out commercially, the corporate must look forward to its quarterly report in November.
“On the monetary aspect, I do know, or I’m assured we’ll become profitable on the funding,” he stated. “Would it have as nice a return on funding as we now have seen in lots of different video games? Not very seemingly, however we’ll become profitable, and that’s an excellent start line at the very least.”
When requested if the response to Saints Row has modified Embracer’s long-term plans for the franchise, Wingefors responded by saying that he nonetheless has belief within the studio, and they’re going to have the ability to advocate issues for the longer term.
Saints Row was lately launched on PC, PS4, PS5, Xbox One, and Xbox Series X/S. For extra particulars, take a look at our evaluate.