Deep Silver Plans For Metro Series To Continue

by Kimberley Wallace on Aug 23, 2013 at 06:41 AM

Metro: Last Light released just this past May, and Deep Silver is happy with its success. So much so, the company plans to stick with the series in the future.

Even the darkness and despair that accompanies Metro couldn't keep players away. At Gamescom, Deep Silver CEO Dr. Klemens Kundratitz confirmed to Joystiq that Deep Silver was happy with how well Metro: Last Light sold and that the company considers the series part of its future. 

"It's been a positive experience," Kundratitz  told Joystiq. "I'm very glad we acquired that brand. While it launched in a very dry space in the gaming calendar this year, it still got a lot of attention. Our ambition is to absolutely continue with that brand and we will also, in the next phase, look to making it more accessible for a broader gamer audience."

While Kundratitz made it clear that he's not announcing a new entry, he did express optimism about Metro's future and Deep Silver working again with 4A Games. 

For more on Metro: Last Light, check out Jeff M.'s glowing review

[Source: Joystiq]


Our Take

Seeing a publisher confident in its relationship with a developer and a franchise's future is refreshing. Although this isn't confirmation that a new game is in the works, it does show Deep Sliver's faith in the franchise as having a future with the company. In an industry where the future always seem uncertain, especially when moving to a new console generation, this is a good sign. Now we just need to wait and see what happens.