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Shortly after the announcement of Sunset Overdrive during Microsoft's E3 press conference, Insomniac's CEO Ted Price posted a message on the company's website offering a few more details about the game, and why it's exclusive to Xbox One.
The trailer showcased a parkour runner taking on mutants in what appeared to be an abandoned city. The game's official description reads, "With an arsenal of kick-a**, overpowered weapons and a knack for traversing the city with hyper agility, it’s not the end of days for you. Your story is just beginning.” Here is Price's reasoning for making the game an Xbox One exclusive:
"It may surprise some of our longtime fans that we have partnered with Microsoft Studios to develop Sunset Overdrive exclusively for Xbox One. When we first began discussing this idea with Microsoft, we were initially hesitant to shift back into an exclusive arrangement. But as the Microsoft team began introducing us to the abilities and philosophies driving the development of Xbox One, we knew that Sunset Overdrive was a perfect fit. The Xbox One and Xbox Live will support our ambitions to create an ongoing two-way dialogue with our community. It will also allow us to have quicker production cycles, enabling timely content updates for new weapons, characters, storylines and even pop culture-relevant content like memes based on social commentary."
You can see the full message by heading here. For more on the game, make sure to check out the announcement trailer.
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they'll probably change their minds and make it more gritty and generic a year from now i can't trust Insomniac anymore after FUSE it just seems wrong
I missed there spyro days oh well maybe one day they will go back to Sony.
I'll need to see some actual gameplay of this, I still have no actual idea what it is about or how it plays...
i warned people that this was bad. but people said not let them go multiplatform well look now. they are with the enemy
All of this new Gen discussion is really bringing out the bile. Really sad to read through the comments and see the name calling in some cases.
This looks amazing. I can not wait to play this for days on end
I've liked one insomniac game: resistance fall of man. I hope they stay over at MS. and he should just be honest and say 'MS paid us a lot of money to jump ship.'
He forgot to mention "oh and they gave me a crapload of cash! *evil laugh*"
That was a horrible trailer. Need to see gameplay.