Xbox Sport Studios head Matt Booty talked about that Microsoft’s acquisition of Double Tremendous might enable them to deliver ahead a number of the developer’s previous work.
One of many greatest moments of E3 2019 for Microsoft was once more asserting one other studio acquisition, this time that of Double Tremendous. Whereas the developer continues to be actively engaged on Psychonauts 2 and RAD, plainly sooner or later, the prospect of bringing a few of its noteworthy previous releases to fashionable platforms may not be out of the query.
Throughout a panel at E3 Coliseum, Xbox Sport Studios head Matt Booty was requested what goes into the method of buying studios and what it’s that Microsoft is in search of from these builders as soon as they enter the fold. Booty said that more often than not Microsoft likes to see what it’s that these builders are actively trying to create earlier than deciding the best way to transfer ahead, but additionally implied that this course of works on a case by case foundation. He then signaled out Double Tremendous particularly and talked about why they’re considerably of a particular case in relation to deciding what to work on sooner or later as a result of their in depth record of previous IP.
“Significantly within the case of one thing like Double Tremendous, there’s such an present library of issues,” Booty mentioned. “We might deliver a few of these ahead, we might do remasters and issues.”
After all, simply because Booty is suggesting that Double Tremendous might remaster a few of its previous video games doesn’t imply that that is assured to occur. Nonetheless, with a historical past of labor that accommodates video games like Brutal Legend, Psychonauts, Stacking, and so many others, it’s thrilling to know that a few of these classics might in the future get a recent coat of paint.
You’ll be able to try the total dialog from Booty hooked up down under. At present, Double Tremendous’s subsequent challenge is that of RAD and can launch this August. Psychonauts 2, however, will now arrive sooner or later in 2020.