Sucker Punch shuts down rumors about Infamous and Sly Cooper reboots

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Sucker Punch has quashed rumors that the studio has been operating on reboots for both the Notorious and Sly Cooper franchises on Friday. The studio, which may be recognized for growing Ghost of Tsushima, mentioned in a weblog submit that it recently has “no plans” to revisit both franchise.

The corporate cited a wish to commit its groups to greater and extra advanced tasks that require the “complete consideration” of the studio. “With our center of attention on our present challenge, we don't have any plans to revisit inFAMOUS or Sly Cooper at this time, and no different studio is recently operating on tasks similar to these franchises both,” the submit mentioned.

The explanation comes after a sprinkling of rumors that both franchise might be making a return. In Would possibly and March, an outlet reported rumors of a brand new Notorious sport following tweets from an “trade insider” AccountNGT that claimed a statement of a brand new identify could be coming this yr. Andrew Goldfarb, a communications supervisor at Sucker Punch, tweeted that he was hoping that the explanation would put “some deceptive rumors to mattress.”

Despite the fact that the studio hasn’t introduced the rest new, the submit famous that Sucker Punch will likely be doing a little further paintings to stay a few of its older video games alive:

We all know many of us nonetheless play those video games even lately, so we’ll be acting upkeep on inFAMOUS 2 UGC servers quickly to transport them to a brand new house that can stay them up and working just a little longer. We can ultimately wish to sundown those, however need to stay them working for so long as imaginable for gamers who're nonetheless lively.

We’re additionally operating to position Cole’s Legacy DLC for inFAMOUS 2nd Son (which was once up to now most effective to be had as a part of the Collector’s Version) on PlayStation Retailer in all territories for someone who neglected it.