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Sony Bend Reportedly Started Work On Its New Open World IP In September 2019

According to the LinkedIn profile for Sony Bend senior game writer Tom Dibble, the studio started development on its new open-world IP in September 2019.

Dibble’s profile reveals that he’s currently working “with writing partner, Laurel Williams, created mythology, world rules, characters, and complete story for a AAA open world title.”

Sony Bend has been making news quite a bit in the last few days, after a report on Bloomberg revealed that the studio’s plans to develop Days Gone 2 were shot down by Sony. The game was reportedly due to be directed by the same person who helmed the first game, with online co-op integration also part of the plan.

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Some of the team were reportedly put to work on a new Uncharted game, although this didn’t sit well with some folk, and as such they instead moved on to work on a brand new IP.

Days Gone was originally released in April 2019 and you can read our review of the game here.

[Source – LinkedIn via Reddit]