Embracer Group has revealed during its Q3 2022 financial report that Volition’s Saints Row reboot was a commercial disappointment, and therefore is unable to confirm whether or not the franchise has a future at this point.
While the industry giant didn’t divulge how many copies Saints Row had sold worldwide, it said that a number of console and PC games underperformed, and therefore “each project has to earn its right to exist.” In other words, if a game doesn’t sell well, then a franchise’s future isn’t guaranteed and may be put on ice.
We have increased management focus and efforts to optimize investments and efficiency across the group even further. To simplify, each project has to earn its right to exist, which means we will increase our efforts to put quality first even further, and make sure we create unique positive player experiences.
Saints Row was released in August 2022 for PS4, PS5, PC, Xbox Series X/S and Xbox One. You can read our review here.
[Source – PlayStation LifeStyle]