Game news Deathloop: Arkane’s exclusive PS5 console approaches Xbox? The first clues!
It’s been a year since Deathloop, the latest production from the Arkane Studios in Lyon, was released! Plunging players into an endless day, the title was released on PC and PS5 as a console exclusive, even though Arkane owner Bethesda was acquired by Microsoft. We suspect the FPS will arrive on Xbox, but when?
When Microsoft’s acquisition of Zenimax was announced, many questions emerged / Starfield will be an exclusive, what to say about The Elder Scrolls and what will happen to Ghostwire Tokyo and Deathloop, two Bethesda games that had signed an exclusive deal temporary with Sony.
Deathloop: the latest news from the developers of Dishonored very soon on Xbox?
The answer came quickly, as Microsoft, through its Xbox division, pointed this out signed agreements from Bethesda before the acquisition would be honored, but only intends to release them on Xbox platforms. So, as expected, Ghostwire Tokyo and Deathloop were released on PC and console exclusive on PS5. We are now waiting for the deal to end and for these titles to arrive on Xbox and most likely within Game Pass. For the moment neither Arkane, nor Tango Gameworks, and even less Bethesda and Microsoft, have formalized the arrival of these games on Xbox or in the Game Pass. It is probably only a matter of time, but as we do not have the details of the agreements made, Attention.
However, it would seem so Deathloop be forever approaching on Xbox! In fact, several English-speaking users have noticed an advertisement dedicated to the Arkane game on the Xbox Store. On several images, as well as on some videos posted on social networks, we see an image of Colt, the hero of the game, accompanied by the mention “Preorder now” (pre-order now).
Selecting the icon leads nowhere, it seems the tile loaded a little too soon. If the mention of pre-order worried you about Game Pass, don’t worry: all games in Game Pass can be purchased individually. Also, when a game leaves the catalog, its selling price is reduced.
Deathloop: an interactive and spectacular endless day
Deathloop is a FPS that takes advantage of the Arkane (Dishonored) experience in the immersive simulation genre. The player embodies Colt, a character which gets stuck on Blackreef Island, where the locals live forever the same day. To get out and break the loop, he will have to take down the Visionaries, eight people who know how everything works and who are the only ones who can allow Colt to escape.
But one character, Julianna, who seems close to Colt, will do anything to stop him from achieving his goal. Sometimes controlled by the AI, Julianna can also be played by another player, giving a multiplayer dimension to this little cat and mouse game, in which the player can use the loop to achieve his goals and progress. A rather unique proposition in the video game landscape, as Arkane usually does. Recall that the studio has another facility, located in Austin, Texas, which is currently developing Redfall.