Days Gone 2 Won't Happen: Bend Studio Says Move On
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Days Gone 2 Won't Happen: Bend Studio Says Move On

Jun 30, 2024 10:36 AM

Bend Studio has officially confirmed that "Days Gone 2" is not happening, and fans should stop asking about it. The original "Days Gone" had its fair share of ups and downs. Though the game sold well according to its director, it didn't quite achieve the critical acclaim expected of a Sony first-party title. Recently, Bend Studio's community manager, Kevin McAllister, addressed the continuous speculation and misinformation circulating online, clarifying that the team is focused on a new IP. McAllister emphasized that any future news about their projects would come directly from the studio and urged the community to move on from hopes of a sequel.

Why isn't Days Gone 2 happening?

Despite decent sales, "Days Gone" did not receive the same critical acclaim or internal support needed to justify a sequel. Bend Studio is now working on a new IP instead of continuing the franchise.

"Days Gone" was released in 2019 and was intended to be a major entry in Sony's catalog of exclusive single-player games. However, it faced mixed reviews due to technical issues and narrative elements, which likely influenced the decision to not move forward with a sequel. Bend Studio's focus on a new IP suggests they are looking to explore fresh concepts and potentially reach a wider audience.

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Rolling R!ck Rolling R!ck commented on: 2024-06-30 11:06:03
Sounds like Bend Studio is ready to hit the reset button with a new IP—sometimes it's better to start fresh rather than stick with what didn't hit the mark. Let’s hope their next project crushes it
Sephiroth Sephiroth commented on: 2024-06-30 10:48:02
It's a bummer that Days Gone 2 isn't in the cards, but it's exciting to see Bend Studio shifting gears to innovate with a new IP. Sometimes pushing the reset button can lead to some of the best gaming experiences.
Miss Peachy Miss Peachy commented on: 2024-06-30 10:42:03
It's a bummer that Days Gone 2 isn't happening, but I'm excited to see what new IP Bend Studio comes up with Sometimes a fresh start is the best way to level up. 🎮✨
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