Thatgamecompany's Next Project Likely Won't Be PS3 Exclusive
Thatgamecompany is responsible for two of the most memorable downloadable experiences on the PlayStation Network, and the third - Journey - will be available soon.
Their titles have been great for the PSN, as such exclusive quality is a staple of the PlayStation brand. But talented, successful studios inevitably wish to reach a bigger audience.
In speaking to PushSquare, Thatgamecompany co-founder Jenova Chen confirmed that they're currently looking to expand beyond the PlayStation world.
"Thatgamecompany had a three game contract with Sony, so the past three games had to be Sony exclusive. Right now we are very much exploring ways to bring our games to a bigger audience, beyond just PlayStation. We are still in the process of negotiating, but I hope that we can announce it [soon]. But right now itís still in the process."
Yeah, the three-game contract is complete so we don't begrudge the team trying to bring their innovative, inspirational visions to more gamers. Of course, Sony could always buy the studio, as they did with Media Molecule... The PlayStation-centric stable of first-party developers is unrivaled in the industry, and Thatgamecompany would fit in nicely, yes?
2/25/2012 10:02:24 AM Ben Dutka