Despite the rumors and alleged leaks, do not anticipate a Superman recreation from Rocksteady any time quickly. In reality, in response to Rocksteady co-founder and recreation director Sefton Hill, the studio is not even engaged on a Superman recreation.
“Looking ahead to #TheGameAwards this yr!” Hill stated on Twitter. “We’re nonetheless arduous at work in our growth bunker so do not anticipate an announcement from @Rocksteadygames. When it is prepared to indicate, you will be the primary to know. Spoiler: it isn’t Superman.”
Hill’s assertion was in response to a rumor that Rocksteady was getting ready to unveil its new Superman recreation at The Game Awards in December. This is barely the newest rumor to tie Rocksteady to a secret Superman undertaking. Earlier this yr, many predicted the famed Batman: Arkham studio would formally announce the sport at E3 2018. Rocksteady’s absence from the present was a disappointment for followers.
“We know that a few of you had been upset that we weren’t at E3 this yr. The complete group has been studying your feedback, and all of us right here at Rocksteady actually recognize your ardour for our subsequent undertaking,” Hill stated in an announcement throughout E3 week. “Knowing how a lot it means to you retains us impressed and energized to ship a recreation that you’ll be happy with. We’ll share it with you as quickly because it’s prepared.”
Rocksteady’s follow-up to 2015’s Batman: Arkham Knight stays a thriller. Superman is not the one superhero that is been related to the studio. Other rumors have claimed that that the developer is definitely engaged on a Justice League title, which might convey all of DC Comics’ best heroes to the fore.
There’s additionally the possibility that Rocksteady is solely engaged on one other Batman recreation since Arkham Knight ended on a little bit of a cliffhanger, however there are one more set of rumors that counsel that WB Montreal, the studio behind Batman: Arkham Origins, is working by itself title starring the Dark Knight. Unfortunately, it is anyone’s guess. We’ll hold you up to date as we hear extra.
John Saavedra is Games Editor at Den of Geek. Read extra of his work right here. Follow him on Twitter @johnsjr9.