Konami is lastly about to spill the beans on the way forward for the Silent Hill franchise. After months of rumours and leaks of various authenticity, we’ll be getting a glimpse into what the corporate is as much as with its iconic survival horror franchise on Wednesday, October nineteenth at 2pm PT / 10pm BST / 5am AWST (October twentieth).
It is an thrilling time for Silent Hill followers, certainly. After the unceremonious cancellation of Hideo Kojima’s Silent Hills mission, Konami has been radio silent within the years since, bar a couple of Pachinko Machines right here and there.
For this new mission, nevertheless, it seems like Konami is bringing within the huge weapons to steer the franchise in the suitable course, with Masahiro Ito and Akira Yamaoka each sharing Konami’s announcement on their respective social media platforms. Ito is, in fact, the artwork director and monster designer for the primary three Silent Hill titles, whereas Yamaoka has labored extensively on the franchise as its music composer.
The query lingering over our heads, nevertheless, is whether or not the Swap shall be factored into Konami’s plans going ahead. The obvious reply, as a lot because it pains us to say, might be not. With the likes of Resident Evil 4 Remake, Useless Area, The Callisto Protocol, and Alone within the Darkish all aiming for that “next-gen” expertise on PlayStation 5 and Xbox Collection S/X, it is seemingly Silent Hill will comply with go well with.
Then once more, with Capcom experimenting with Cloud Variations of recent Resident Evil video games on Swap, it is attainable that Konami might also go down this route. Whereas this is not essentially the most excellent means we might wish to expertise such video games, it might sign potential native ports later down the road when the Swap’s successor lastly makes its debut.
Both means, we’re blissful to see such an iconic franchise rise from the useless, even when we would have to migrate to a different platform to expertise it correctly. However what do you suppose, expensive reader? Are you hoping to see Silent Hill on the Swap in some capability? Tell us!
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