Bend Studio Pitched An 'Open-World Resistance' Game After Days Gone 2 Was Rejected

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Former Bend Studio manager Jeff Ross revealed earlier this week that Days Gone sold much than Ghost of Tsushima, but was not praised similar it and alternatively seen arsenic a disappointment by Sony and PlayStation. Discussing that with erstwhile God of War and Twisted Metal manager David Jaffe connected a caller livestream, Ross besides revealed immoderate different pitches Bend Studio made aft a sequel to Days Gone was rejected. 

As archetypal reported by Video Games Chronicle, Ross said helium was particularly funny successful rebooting PlayStation’s long-dormant Resistance series, which was created by Insomniac Games backmost successful the PlayStation 3 generation. Like the transportation to Days Gone 2, though, it was rejected. 

“The transportation I was making was, 'open-world Resistance would beryllium f**king rad,'” Ross told Jaffe. “There were each of these open-world loops that we figured out…it astir wrote itself with Resistance: determination were truthful galore aspects of that spot that lent itself to open-world gameplay. But they weren’t funny successful that either. I don’t cognize however good it sold.”

Ross besides revealed that aft the transportation for Days Gone 2, which would person included a “shared beingness with co-op play,” was rejected, helium was asked if Bend Studio could reboot Syphon Filter. However, Ross didn’t truly person immoderate involvement successful specified a thing. 

“It was conscionable an ask: ‘Are determination immoderate different IPs that we person that we tin use?’ and the lone different IP was Syphon Filter,” Ross said. “But honestly, I person zero ideas connected however to reboot Syphon Filter. I was not funny successful that astatine all. It was astir similar a ‘keep them busy’ benignant of question: ‘Hey guys, wherefore don’t you travel up with thing for Syphon Filter portion we fig retired what we’re assured successful pitching.’ So I don’t deliberation it was ever genuine.” 

It seems a reboot of immoderate benignant was not successful the works for Bend Studio, arsenic past year it revealed that it is moving connected a caller IP. While waiting to spot what that is, cheque retired our thoughts connected the studio’s latest successful Game Informer’s Days Gone review. Read astir the PlayStation 5 show upgrades Days Gone received aft that. 

[Source: Video Games Chronicle]

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