Now that Microsoft owns both Bethesda Softworks and Obsidian Entertainment through its wave of purchases and acquisitions, the company has asked the latter to develop a sequel to their most acclaimed installment: Fallout New Vegas.
Microsoft wants Obisidian, which is already preparing a new RPG, to develop Fallout New Vegas 2, according to journalist and video game author Jeff Grubb. This potential new sequel could take years to come to fruition. But the studio would be a priori starting, Microsoft supervising the site.
‘Very early talks’ about Fallout New Vegas sequel
As the reporter indicated on the latest episode of his show Grubbsnax, talks around a potential sequel are ongoing, though we could be waiting years for it to materialize. “It’s very early, but people [de Microsoft] started having discussions and saying some words: Obsidian, and New Vegas 2,” he said.
Before remembering that this will not happen tomorrow. “We are talking about a project that will only see the light of day in years and years,” he said. But Microsoft would firmly believe in it. “A lot of people at Microsoft think it could work and there is a lot of interest in this happening “.
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Fallout is one of the best known names in the industry, especially when it comes to role-playing games. But sadly, it’s been over seven years since a game was released. Bethesda Softworks is working on Starfield, before tackling the highly anticipated Elder Scrolls VI.
It’s no wonder, then, that Microsoft turned to Obsidian to develop a new Fallout game. Who better to do that, after all, than the developer who made the most acclaimed and popular game in the series? In the meantime, you can also discover or rediscover the Fallout New California mod.
Source: GrubbSnax (podcast)