Sony Interactive Entertainment has apparently decided to shift developers to one of its European first-party studios, with Lucid Games, who worked on PS5’s Destruction All-Stars, no longer involved in the project.
While it is unknown why Sony opted to change developers, Destruction All-Stars didn’t exactly attract rave reviews, so the game’s poor reception could be a contributing factor. Regardless, the Twisted Metal reboot is expected to arrive to coincide with the upcoming TV series in 2023.
Twisted Metal is a classic PlayStation franchise, and its creator, David Jaffe, recently commented that he felt Lucid Games wasn’t a suitable developer to handle the revival due to Destruction All-Stars’ poor reception.
He also revealed he did play the game, and while he wasn’t a big fan, he did enjoy what he experienced.
I enjoyed what I played of Destruction All-Stars. I didn’t absolutely love it, because I didn’t think it was sticky enough… I played about four or five rounds and I was good for a while… I’d like to think they’ll learn from that.
Sony has yet to officially announce a new Twisted Metal game, but we’ll keep you posted.
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