Recognized Insider Sheds Mild on Sony Quantic Dream Relationship
Recognized and dependable trade insider Tom Henderson, who was one of many first ones to leak Quantic Dream’s upcoming Star Wars recreation, has shed some mild on the connection between Sony and the French developer. Quantic Dream’s partnership with Sony was at its peak on the time its hit PlayStation 3 unique Heavy Rain launched, however reportedly got here tumbling down because the studio delved into controversial content material for Detroit: Grow to be Human.
In accordance with Henderson, Detroit: Grow to be Human initially had 4 protagonists, certainly one of which was a “whore” Android that featured “blond hair and large boobs.” The protagonist got here with controversial eventualities that sat outdoors Sony’s consolation zone, and partly contributed in direction of the corporate wrapping up its three-game cope with Quantic Dream “ASAP.”
On the time the deal ended, Quantic Dream was reportedly engaged on an open-world area recreation for Sony, codenamed Mission Karma.
“The challenge was dubbed Mission Karma and finally turned to Mission Solstice,” wrote Henderson. “The sport had been in growth for round two years. Mission Karma/Solstice was finally cancelled as Sony wished their third and closing title in collaboration with Quantic Dream to be on a Detroit: Grow to be Human Kara demo that Quantic had created. Quantic Dream was additionally having recreation engine difficulties with an open-world recreation.”
Henderson can’t say if Mission Karma/Solstice has been “morphed” into the rumored Star Wars challenge, however his sources counsel that the engine Quantic Dream was utilizing again then can not deal with an open-world recreation.
We’ll replace our readers when we’ve extra details about the Star Wars recreation.
[Supply: Tom Henderson (Twitter)]