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Sucker Punch: 'No inFAMOUS or Sly Cooper Games in Development'

Sucker Punch: 'No inFAMOUS or Sly Cooper Games in Development' - News

by William D'Angelo , posted on 01 July 2022 / 2,384 Views

Sucker Punch Productions in a new blog post said there are no inFAMOUS or Sly Cooper games currently in development.

"As we approach 25 years since Sucker Punch first opened, we’re proud to look back on the legacy of characters and stories we’ve created, from Rocket: Robot on Wheels to Sly Cooper and inFAMOUS, and most recently Ghost of Tsushima," reads the blog post.

"As our games continue to grow in scale and complexity, they require the full attention of our studio. With our focus on our current project, we have no plans to revisit inFAMOUS or Sly Cooper right now, and no other studio is currently working on projects related to those franchises either. These characters are very special and near and dear to our hearts, so while we’d never say never to re-opening those doors down the road, for now there are no inFAMOUS or Sly Cooper games in development."

Sucker Punch: 'No inFAMOUS or Sly Cooper Games in Development'

The studio did add it will be doing maintenance on the inFAMOUS 2 User-Generated Content servers.

"We know many people still play these games even today, so we’ll be performing maintenance on inFAMOUS 2 UGC servers soon to move them to a new home that will keep them up and running a bit longer," said the developer. "We will eventually need to sunset these, but want to keep them running for as long as possible for players who are still active.

"We’re also working to put Cole’s Legacy DLC for inFAMOUS Second Son (which was previously only available as part of the Collector’s Edition) on PlayStation Store in all territories for anyone who missed it."

Sucker Punch Productions most recently released Ghost of Tsushima for the PlayStation 4 in 2020, while a Director's Cut released in 2021 for the PlayStation 5 and PlayStation 4.

A life-long and avid gamer, William D'Angelo was first introduced to VGChartz in 2007. After years of supporting the site, he was brought on in 2010 as a junior analyst, working his way up to lead analyst in 2012 and taking over the hardware estimates in 2017. He has expanded his involvement in the gaming community by producing content on his own YouTube channel and Twitch channel. You can contact the author on Twitter @TrunksWD.

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ClassicGamingWizzz (on 01 July 2022)

Sony doing their jobs saying to the so called insiders : fuck you and your inside informatio n.

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Signalstar (on 01 July 2022)

Boo I want a new inFamous sooner rather than later...

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Runa216 Signalstar (on 01 July 2022)
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LivncA_Dis3 (on 04 July 2022)

Huge fcking shame coz I'm very fond of the infamous series specially 2 which was an amazing sequel to the original!

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Giggity_goo (on 03 July 2022)

inFAMOUS SS was a really good game but it was very short and easy even on hard mode and im not a pro gamer

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JackHandy (on 02 July 2022)

Shame. Those are two of my favorite franchises. Guess I'll just go play through the originals again.

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Drakrami (on 02 July 2022)

Sounds like a GoT2 is in the works. Or even more shockingly, a new franchise.

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Jumpinbeans (on 02 July 2022)

Love the infamous series & hope they bring them back sometime soon. For those who haven't tried them, give them a go.

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DonFerrari (on 01 July 2022)

I miss both IPs, but sure focus on GoT 2 or even better a new IP.

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gtotheunit91 (on 01 July 2022)

What a dagger to the chest......I was really buying into the heavy rumors that a Sly Cooper game was in development either from Sucker Punch or another studio, but they just put an end to every possible rumor.

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Take it from me, rumors today are created by twat faces who want to get our hopes up.

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DonFerrari CaptainExplosion (on 01 July 2022)

Yep, I don't trust any rumor if not backed by hard evidence.

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CaptainExplosion DonFerrari (on 01 July 2022)

Less than 1% of them are backed by hard evidence.

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DonFerrari CaptainExplosion (on 01 July 2022)

Probably about right =p

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Mystro-Sama (on 02 July 2022)

Thats exactly what they would say if they were developing a Infamous or Sly Cooper.

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CaptainExplosion (on 01 July 2022)

I blame Penelope. Bad enough she caused that bullshit ending in Sly 4. If they bring her back in a new game I hope it's just to have her die.

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JackHandy CaptainExplosion (on 02 July 2022)

Just as long as there's no motioned-controlled, hacking missions... I'll be good. Just typing it gives me a stomach ache.

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