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Friday the 13th: The Game Developer Is Working on a Ghostbusters Game

Illfonic, the developer behind Friday the 13th and Predator: Hunting Grounds, is working on a Ghostbusters sport.

As identified by ResetEra consumer chairhome, Illfonic studio co-founder Raphael Saadiq casually revealed the title in a current interview on the music podcast Questlove Supreme.

Saadiq let slip information that the firm is working on a Ghostbusters tie-in after being requested what number of video games the studio presently has out. “Friday the thirteenth [is] the final one and Predator and we’re working on Ghostbusters proper now,” Saadiq says earlier than shortly shifting on to speak about the studio’s most up-to-date venture, Arcadegeddon, which is presently obtainable in early entry and out in 2022.

Saadiq did not return to the matter of Ghostbusters for the remainder of the interview, so we have not realized something extra about the sport itself, and even which film (if any) it is going to be drawing on. However, Sony revealed the developer’s earlier film tie-in sport, Predator: Hunting Grounds, and likewise owns the Ghostbuster’s franchise, so information of the studio’s work on a sport might not really feel too far out of the realms of risk for a lot of followers. After all, who else is Sony gonna name?

While it is nonetheless hypothesis at this level, Illfonic’s involvement might level to the form of sport we’ll be getting. The studio’s earlier film tie-in tasks had been each uneven multiplayer video games, with each Predator: Hunting Grounds and Friday the thirteenth seeing one participant management a formidable enemy who should defeat a group of different player-controlled survivors. Are we a Busters vs. Ghost sport, then?

In current years, Ghostbusters has seen few makes an attempt at online game variations. 2019’s Ghostbusters: The Video Game Remastered was the final entry to enter into the franchise and even that was a re-release of a sport made ten years beforehand. While the Ghostbusters model has featured to various levels in add-ons for video games like Fortnite and Planet Coaster, followers of the supernatural collection will really feel that a fully-fleshed-out tie-in is lengthy overdue.

For extra Ghostbusters information, ensure to take a look at the newest trailer for Ghostbusters: Afterlife. The movie was not too long ago re-scheduled for a November 19 launch, following a short delay.

Jared Moore is a freelance author for IGN. You can observe him on Twitter.

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