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Sega Considering Crazy Taxi, Jet Set Radio Reboots, and Working On a ‘Super Game’

A monetary outcomes presentation has revealed that Sega is contemplating reboots of Crazy Taxi, Jet Set Radio and different dormant IP, whereas it begins work on a ‘tremendous sport’.A outcomes presentation to mark the top of the fiscal 12 months was published to the SegaSammy investor relations website today. The slideshow contains a variety of fascinating particulars concerning the firm’s future plans. One slide issues the “utilization of IP [intellectual property] belongings,” noting which IPs are energetic and dormant, and how Sega plans to remaster, remake or reboot its older sequence to capitalize on the “globally acknowledged” IPs it has in its vault.

A variety of previous, fan favorite franchises are talked about previously IP teams part, together with Crazy Taxi, Jet Set Radio, NiGHTS, Space Channel 5, Panzer Dragoon and Rez. At the very least, this means that the corporate is interested by bringing a few of these video games again to market whereas strengthening its energetic IPs resembling Yakuza, Persona and Sonic.

Sega's slide on its remasters, remakes, and reboots. (Source: SegaSammy)

Sega’s slide on its remasters, remakes, and reboots. (Source: SegaSammy)

The presentation additionally mentions Sega’s five-year plan to launch what it calls a “Super Game”. While unclear precisely what that time period implies, Sega says it is making “targeted funding” within the venture, and goals to have it launched by its 2026 monetary 12 months.

As effectively as turning its current, energetic IPs into international manufacturers, the corporate needs to create new IP “which may be expanded globally” – however which it would not anticipate to be instantly extremely worthwhile. No particulars got on which of Sega’s studios would make the sport, nor what sort of a sport it might be.Sega's slide on creating a 'Super Game'. (Source: SegaSammy)

Sega’s slide on creating a ‘Super Game’. (Source: SegaSammy)

As Sega works in the direction of its Super Game, it additionally mentions the event of a “new FPS title at European studio,” which might effectively be the “ambitious multiplayer” sci-fi shooter Creative Assembly is engaged on. Sega expanded Creative Assembly again in 2017, acquiring Crytek Black Sea and adding it to its ranks as Creative Assembly Sofia.

Jordan Oloman is a freelance author for IGN. Follow him on Twitter.

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