It might be awhile earlier than we see one other Dishonored recreation, as developer Arkane Studios has revealed that the collection is “resting for now”.
In an interview with VG247 at QuakeCon 2018, Arkane’s lead designer Ricardo Naked defined that the studio is taking a break from engaged on any additions to the franchise, however didn’t specify precisely why.
“I can’t say definitively what would possibly occur down the highway, something might occur,” Naked mentioned. “However [Dishonored] is resting for now.”
A pure finish?
The Dishonored franchise is a stealth action-adventure which sees you taking up the position of a supernatural murderer.
The latest addition to the favored collection, Demise of the Outsider, was launched on the finish of final yr. With out revealing any spoilers, the conclusion of the title introduced the franchise’s story to a pure finish, so it’s comprehensible that Arkane has determined to place the collection on maintain – or potential finish it altogether.
So what’s subsequent?
With the Dishonored collection on hiatus, Arkane can focus its efforts on new tasks. Though the studio hasn’t specified what it’s engaged on subsequent, Naked hinted at what we will probably count on from future titles.
“The issues which are vital to us as a studio are coherent, deep world constructing and environmental storytelling – we’re all the time going to craft areas that you just really feel such as you’re visiting, whether or not it’s Dunwall or Talos One,” Naked advised VG247. “It’s simply as vital a personality because the participant or the folks you meet.”
“Then it’s improvisational gameplay – giving gamers a bunch of cool skills and instruments, then saying, ‘You work it out, you be artistic, you personal the expertise’. And, sometimes, we keep on with first-person, although that’s not a tough rule, and we would strive different issues on occasion.”