Sq. Enix has disclosed that it’s creating a new Simply Trigger sport, as talked about in an traders briefing held final month. Whereas the accompanying presentation mentions that the writer has held onto the Simply Trigger IP, particulars are skinny on what the following installment within the franchise might be.
What the following Simply Trigger sport may be
On the seventh web page of Sq. Enix’s “Define of Monetary Outcomes Briefing” presentation held on Might 13, Sq. Enix nearly fleetingly mentions the Simply Trigger collection:
We particularly revisited our studio and title portfolios from the angle of stepping up our providing of on-line titles that we develop for the North American and the European market. We wish to deal with creating new titles that align with our technique, together with ones that leverage new IP. The JUST CAUSE franchise will stay our IP, and we’re at work creating a brand new title within the franchise.
Whereas the hope is that this implies Avalanche Studios is engaged on Simply Trigger 5, this new Simply Trigger sport may be referring to Simply Trigger: Cell, which continues to be in growth for iOS and Android by a separate staff led by Sq. Enix. This free-to-play action-shooter, based on its official web site, will embody numerous options together with an “action-packed story marketing campaign, 30 particular person aggressive multiplayer, [and] 4 participant Co-Op missions.” As famous within the description of the announcement trailer (posted above) for the cellular sport, it was deliberate to launch in 2021 however the web site says that it’s going to launch later this 12 months.
That stated, even when the upcoming Simply Trigger sport talked about within the presentation is barely this cellular title, the web site’s FAQ part particularly mentions that Sq. Enix’s “present plans don’t contain making the collection cellular solely.”
Revealed in February this 12 months, Avalanche Studios is rumored to be engaged on Mad Max 2. If that is true, the developer would have fairly the workload if it is usually within the midst of making Simply Trigger 5, particularly because it’s engaged on the co-op smuggler sport Contraband too in partnership with Xbox Sport Studios.
In different information, a free Saints Row customization sport is reportedly releasing very quickly, and Rollerdrome may be a part of PS Plus Additional and Premium in August.