An worker at Chinese language studio Virtuos has confirmed it’s engaged on an “unannounced [triple-A] motion journey recreation remake”, following VGC’s report that it’s been handed the Metallic Gear Strong license.
As noticed by VGC reader Faizan Shaikh, Virtuous lead programmer Zhiyang Li mentions the unannounced recreation on his LinkedIn profile and claims to have labored on it since October 2018.
In accordance with his description, the remake will function “[triple-A] high quality stage artwork”, 4K graphics and “set piece destruction”. Li additionally makes reference to a number of platforms in his description of the challenge.
VGC first reported final month that Virtuos is working on a new version of Metal Gear Solid 3: Snake Eater and the challenge described in Li’s profile could or might not be associated.
Along with the MGS3 challenge, Konami intends to launch remasters of the unique Metallic Gear Strong video games for contemporary consoles, we reported.
Established in 2004, Virtuos is without doubt one of the largest recreation builders on the earth and focuses on supporting the event of main triple-A video games or bringing present video games to new platforms.
Just lately it labored on the Switch ports of Dark Souls Remastered, The Outer Worlds and The BioShock Assortment, in addition to contributing artwork and content material to blockbusters corresponding to Battlefield 1, Uncharted four and Horizon Zero Dawn.
VGC first reported Konami’s softening of its stance over licensing its recreation properties earlier this year, in a report revealing that the corporate has outsourced a brand new Silent Hill recreation.
It’s understood that Konami can be engaged on a brand new Castlevania recreation, which sources described as a “reimagining” of the sequence at present in growth internally at Konami in Japan, with assist from native exterior studios.
Konami’s Japanese bosses are understood to have traditionally pushed again in opposition to most pitches to outsource its key video games manufacturers.
Nonetheless, following the disappointing efficiency of latest in-house titles Metallic Gear Survive and Contra: Rogue Corps, VGC’s sources stated the corporate has develop into extra keen to contract exterior studios for its main franchises.