Embracer Group has said that it is interested in making sequels, remakes, remakes and spin-offs from Square Enix-owned properties it wants to acquire.
Earlier this month, it was announced that Square Enix would sell off three of its game studios and some of its video game IPs to Embracer Group, and Embracer Group has now said what it wants to do with those assets.
In the company’s full-year report (published May 19), they say that they are looking at sequels, remakes, remakes, and spin-offs of the games they acquire (via PC Gamers).
“Following the end of the quarter, we further enhanced our growth capabilities and IP portfolio by entering into an agreement to acquire Crystal Dynamics, Eidos-Montréal and Square Enix Montréal, including Tomb Raider, Deus Ex, Thief and The legacy of kain and other IPs. ”
Embracer Group continued: “This announcement has received overwhelmingly positive and overwhelming response. “We see great potential, not only in sequels, but also in remakes, remakes, spin-offs as well as media projects across the Group. We expect the transaction to close between July and September.”
The Deus Ex the franchise saw its most recent game in 2016 Humanity is dividedwhile The legacy of kain was last released in 2003 Legacy Of Kain: Defiance. Exactly what Embracer Group will do with its new following catalog of more than 50 games, and exactly which games will be revived or resumed, remains to be seen.
While Crystal Dynamics has been acquired by Embracer Group, the studio will still work on Perfect darkness reboot according to co-developer The Initiative, which said “we will continue this work with them in their next chapter.”
In other news, Sega said they are targeting high rating points for the upcoming Sonic Frontiers.
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