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Neil Druckmann Did ‘Not Fairly’ Say Naughty Canine’s Subsequent Recreation ‘Might Redefine Mainstream Perceptions of Gaming’




Naughty Canine studio head Neil Druckmann has taken to X/Twitter to make clear that a few of what made it into his interview with Sony was “not fairly” what he mentioned, together with that the following recreation from The Final of Us developer may “redefine mainstream perceptions of gaming.”

Whereas we do not but know what Naughty Canine’s subsequent recreation shall be, Druckmann did focus on his pleasure for it with Sony. Nonetheless, in accordance with Druckmann, his reply was a bit totally different than what made it on the unique interview.

“This isn’t fairly what I mentioned,” Druckmann mentioned in regard to the “it may redefine mainstream perceptions of gaming” line. “In enhancing my rambling solutions in my current interview with Sony, a few of my phrases, context, and intent have been sadly misplaced. Nicely, this is the total lengthy rambling reply for the ultimate query about our future recreation.”

You possibly can learn the total response under from Druckmann after he was requested, “As we focus on future innovation, is there like a private imaginative and prescient or dream venture, you hope to see realized within the realm of leisure at this level?”

Beneath, you possibly can learn the reply that appeared within the interview from the query, “Might you share a private imaginative and prescient or dream venture you hope to see realized in the way forward for leisure?”

So, whereas Druckmann mentioned this new venture is “possibly essentially the most excited” he is been for one but and “one thing actually contemporary for us”, he did not fairly say, “it may redefine mainstream perceptions of gaming.” What he did moreover say was that he’s “very excited to see what the response for this factor shall be — and i have already mentioned an excessive amount of about it.”

Naughty Canine confirmed that it was engaged on a brand new venture in March 2023, and this would be the first new recreation from the studio since 2020’s The Final of Us: Half 2. Naughty Canine additionally confirmed in 2023 that it had cancelled its The Final of Us Multiplayer recreation and would concentrate on single-player recreation going ahead.

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Adam Bankhurst is a author for IGN. You possibly can comply with him on X/Twitter @AdamBankhurst and on TikTok.