Hideo Kojima werkt aan PS4 console exclusive

Jonathan Maes
Written By Jonathan Maes

Teacher by day, geek by night. He holds an MSc degree in Communications and has been passionate about games since the NES was released.

Hideo Kojima, de man achter de felbegeerde Metal Gear Solid franchise, heeft Konami sinds gisteren officieel verlaten. Snel daarna richtte hij Kojima Productions op, een nieuwe ontwikkelstudio.

Sony Computer Entertainment heeft aangekondigd dat het een contract heeft getekend met Kojima Productions om haar eerste game exclusief te laten verschijnen op PS4 op consoles. Het gaat om een nieuwe IP en zal volgens Sony een nieuwe, onweerstaanbare franchise worden.

Sony Computer Entertainment Enters Into An Agreement With Kojima Productions

The First Software Title Created by the Newly Formed Kojima Productions will be Console Exclusive to PlayStation®4 System

TOKYO, Dec. 16, 2015  — Sony Computer Entertainment Inc. (SCE) today announced that it has signed an agreement with Kojima Productions, a newly formed studio by the acclaimed game designer Hideo Kojima, to develop its first software title as a console exclusive to the PlayStation®4 (PS4™) computer entertainment system.

“PlayStation®’s history is one of game innovation and great new franchises,” said Andrew House, President and Global CEO of Sony Computer Entertainment Inc. “Hideo Kojima has been a huge part of that history, and we are therefore delighted that he has chosen to bring his brand new project to life in partnership with PlayStation. We look forward to working with him on an exciting new game and warmly welcome him to the PlayStation family.”

“I will be taking on a new challenge by establishing my own independent studio, and I am thrilled to be able to embark on this journey with PlayStation, who I have continued to work with all these past years,” said Hideo Kojima, Game Designer, Kojima Productions. “I cannot wait to deliver, with PlayStation, a game that will become a compelling franchise.”

SCE will continue to expand the world of PS4 to deliver entertainment experiences that are only possible on PlayStation.

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