An worker at Chinese language studio Virtuos has confirmed it’s engaged on an “unannounced [triple-A] motion journey sport remake”, following VGC’s report that it’s been handed the Steel Gear Stable license.
As noticed by VGC reader Faizan Shaikh, Virtuous lead programmer Zhiyang Li mentions the unannounced sport on his LinkedIn profile and claims to have labored on it since October 2018.
In response to 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 venture.
VGC first reported final month that Virtuos is working on a new version of Metal Gear Solid 3: Snake Eater and the venture described in Li’s profile might or is probably not associated.
Along with the MGS3 venture, Konami intends to launch remasters of the unique Steel Gear Stable video games for contemporary consoles, we reported.
Established in 2004, Virtuos is likely one of the largest sport builders on the earth and focuses on supporting the event of main triple-A video games or bringing current video games to new platforms.
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 similar to Battlefield 1, Uncharted four and Horizon Zero Dawn.
VGC first reported Konami’s softening of its stance over licensing its sport properties earlier this year, in a report revealing that the corporate has outsourced a brand new Silent Hill sport.
It’s understood that Konami can be engaged on a brand new Castlevania sport, which sources described as a “reimagining” of the collection presently in improvement internally at Konami in Japan, with assist from native exterior studios.
Konami’s Japanese bosses are understood to have traditionally pushed again towards most pitches to outsource its key video games manufacturers.
Nevertheless, following the disappointing efficiency of latest in-house titles Steel Gear Survive and Contra: Rogue Corps, VGC’s sources mentioned the corporate has develop into extra prepared to contract exterior studios for its main franchises.