A forgotten and failed PS4 unique is making a comeback. How massive this comeback shall be, and whether or not it is going to be profitable, stays to be seen, but it surely’s a second roll of the cube, one thing many failed video games by no means get. Whereas the PS4 had some killer exclusives like Bloodborne, Marvel’s Spider-Man, and Ghost of Tsushima, it additionally had some exclusives that didn’t make an affect, and never many flopped more durable than The Tomorrow Kids, a free-to-play on-line recreation with nice concepts, however inadequate execution. Initially launched in 2016, the sport was shortly shut down in 2017, and it has been misplaced to time since then, however that is altering. This week, Q-Video games, the developer behind the sport, introduced that it is acquired the rights to the sport after putting an unprecedented cope with Sony. The finer particulars of this deal are unknown, but it surely means the title is getting a second probability.
Because it was shut down, the sport hasn’t been playable, which suggests it hasn’t been playable for about 4 years, however that is set to vary. In response to Q-Video games, work has begun “to rebuild The Tomorrow Kids and produce it again to its loving followers.” Proper now, there is not any phrase when precisely the sport will return, if it should return free-to-play, if any modifications are being made to the components, and whether or not or not it should stay unique to PlayStation consoles.
“I might prefer to thank firstly the followers of The Tomorrow Kids, with out whom, I’d by no means have had the boldness to maintain pursuing this deal,” mentioned Dylan Cuthbert, the director of the sport, and CEO and Founding father of Q-Video games, in a blurb that accompanied the information. “Our followers are a few of the most wonderful avid gamers on the market, and day-after-day for the previous 4 years they’ve saved the dream alive. I believe the happiest factor about this determination is imagining the enjoyment these followers will really feel as they re-enter the loopy post-apocalyptic neo-soviet world of The Tomorrow Kids. Secondly I might prefer to thank Sony Interactive Leisure for additionally working with me to have the IP returned to Q-Video games. It has taken a concerted effort by all of us to get to this final step, and I am filled with gratitude to everybody concerned within the course of. I’m now tweaking and re-working components of the sport each week, and I hope everybody follows alongside and will get concerned on this course of. We plan to make fairly just a few modifications for the higher, and provides The Tomorrow Kids the re-launch it deserves!
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