Huge developer studio acquisitions are all the craze in the mean time, with Microsoft’s acquisition of Bethesda actually kicking issues off. Ever since then, followers have run rampant with hypothesis about what studio Microsoft will purchase subsequent, who Sony may purchase as a counter, and the like. Whereas most of that is in good enjoyable, it appears one rumor bought slightly out of hand and prompted a response from developer Techland. The creator of Dying Gentle 2, Techland has lately been rumored to have already been acquired by Microsoft, however in a tweet posted simply earlier than Valentine’s Day, the developer shut that concept down.
Techland is greatest identified for Dying Gentle, a title which is now a part of a franchise because of the presently ongoing growth of a sequel in Dying Gentle 2. Although this can be its most recognizable property at the moment, Techland has been creating and releasing video video games because the 1990s, together with titles like Useless Island and FIM Speedway Grand Prix 15.
It is unclear the place these rumors began, however the velocity at which they unfold was simple. In its tweet, Techland’s Group Supervisor reveals that they have been receiving a number of DMs concerning the acquisition rumors, however goes on to disclaim them outright. In easy phrases, the tweet explains that “Techland is an unbiased studio and it was not acquired by one other writer.” After all, this does not identify drop Microsoft particularly, however confirms that no different writer has acquired Techland both. In the meanwhile, independence appears to be a precedence for Dying Gentle 2‘s developer.
After all, this doesn’t suggest that hypothesis has died off solely. This sort of outright denial helps to quell rumors to an extent, however there’ll all the time be people who cling on to the thought. Some posit that Techland would not have the ability to say something in public about acquisition if it wasn’t finalized but, nevertheless it nonetheless appears unlikely that its Group Supervisor would lie on to the group. It is also theoretically potential that this tweet is true in the mean time, however will not be after the acquisition is finalized.
Given the odd beginnings of this rumor and the truth that Techland denied it publicly, it is a secure wager to depart this one behind for now. Dying Gentle 2 is presently fighting growth as it’s, with a number of delays attributable to the Coronavirus pandemic setting it again to an unknown date. Optimistically, followers will hear about an official launch date when Techland reveals extra information about Dying Gentle 2.
Dying Gentle 2 is in growth for PC, PS4, PS5, Xbox One, and Xbox Sequence X.