In a shock announcement at Microsoft’s E3 2019 press convention, we discovered that Microsoft has acquired Double High quality Productions as a brand new addition to Xbox Sport Studios. Microsoft has additionally acquired the rights to the upcoming Psychonauts 2, which had beforehand been held by Starbreeze.
The primary Psychonauts had initially been deliberate as an Xbox unique to be printed by Microsoft, however the deal was cancelled. Psychonauts 2 will nonetheless be launched for the PS4 and PC along with the Xbox One, as deliberate. A brand new trailer was proven on the press convention as effectively.
The trailer largely takes place contained in the thoughts of Dr. Loboto, an insane dentist who served as one of many fundamental antagonists of the primary sport. Along with displaying off a twisted, dental-themed world and a few of Raz’s psychic powers, it additionally hints at new plot factors which may contain the curse on Raz’s household, as implied by displaying the hand on the finish.
Psychonauts 2 ought to launch in 2019, though there isn’t any particular launch date but.
For full transparency, I backed Psychonauts 2 on Fig due to how a lot I loved the unique Psychonauts and am trying ahead to the sequel.