Quantic Dream is known for your cineastic adventure games like Heavy Rain, Beyond: Two Souls or Detroit: Become Human. What do all these titles have in common? They appeared exclusively for the PlayStation, because between QD and Sony there was an exclusive contract, but with the Launch of Detroit 2018, however.
Since then, the studio of David Cage is allegedly looking for a possible parent company. This should now be completed and the takeover is imminent.
This company could buy Quantic Dream
The information comes from the well-known leader Tom Henderson (via Expert). According to the insider, it is not clear whether the deal has already been finalized or not. However, the current plan should be officially official to take over the takeover.
And who is the buyer? The Chinese company Netease , which has already owned shares of Quantic Dream since 2019. If this name is not familiar to you, you should definitely notice you. According to Wikipedia, the company currently occupies five the largest video game publisher (after sales) – behind Sony, Tencent, Nintendo and Microsoft. Thus, Netease is giants like Activision Blizzard, EA and Take-Two. Finally, the company already bought Grasshopper Manufacture (No More Heroes).
Cheaper Time: As with the acquisition of Activision through Microsoft, it is financially advantageous to take over a weakening company. And unfortunately, you have to say that about Quantic Dream, which in recent years mainly due to scandals and court courses due to bad working conditions made headlines.
More news about Quantic Dream:
- Star Wars Eclipse was allegedly inspired by The Last of Us
- Detroit: Become Human originally had 4 protagonists – and that was a ‘big’ problem for Sony
- “May I lie?”: Detroit developer studio embarks in absurd process
Quantic Dream works at the moment
The new game of Quantic Dream is Star Wars: Eclipse, which is to be completely different as your previous title. Instead of Quick Time Events and endless dialogues, Eclipse is to become a washfast action adventure – even with an open-world and competitive multiplayer. In addition, there will be several playable characters again – even more than any other title of the studio.
Here you can see the Reveal Trailer at Quantic Dreams Next Game, Star Wars: Eclipse:
Help needed? Some experts questioned whether QD occupies resources for such a project. The question was obviously entitled, because according to reports could Star Wars: Eclipse only appear 2028. However, with the deep pockets of Netease, production is likely to be much faster.
What do you think about the takeover? Is a parent company good for Quantic Dream and David Cage?