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Human Revolution Ships Two Million, Sequel Possible

Well, of course it's too early to confirm right now. The team is taking some much-deserved time off.

But with the relative success of Deus Ex: Human Revolution, gamers should be optimistic for the eventual return of the franchise. In speaking to Eurogamer, Eidos Montreal's Marce-Andre Dufort said that although he doesn't know what the future holds, they're currently celebrating a quality production. We weren't the only ones to sing its praises. In response to the question, "would you like to make another Deus Ex," Dufort replied:

"I would like to, but I don’t know what the future is right now. I know that Wada-san [Yoichi Wada, Square Enix president] said he had a plan for the future, but right now we’re celebrating the success of the game, since it’s the first game of the studio."

He added that there were a lot of babies born to employees during the creation of Human Revolution, a testament to the amount of time it took to produce a AAA title. It also proves that a great many people will want to spend time with their new/growing families. But with two million shipped, Square Enix will likely regard the game as a definite success, which means a follow-up effort will show up eventually...right?

Related Game(s): Deus Ex: Human Revolution

Tags: deus ex human revolution, deus ex sequel, human revolution sequel

10/2/2011 8:52:27 PM Ben Dutka

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Sunday, October 02, 2011 @ 10:45:23 PM

I hope I have time to get this game but I've decided I'm not gonna skip Catherine any longer next time I get my backlog cleared up a little.

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Monday, October 03, 2011 @ 1:01:52 AM

was a good game whoud like to see a remaster of the older games for players like me that missed them

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Monday, October 03, 2011 @ 1:58:44 AM

I'm glad to hear that DE is doing so wel, & I've gotta say congrats to Eidos Montreal on their first game being such a success.

I couldn't get the game on day-1 like I really wanted too, but I'm still happy because I wound up getting the upgraded Augmentation Edition for even cheaper than the regular version, only $49.99

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Monday, October 03, 2011 @ 1:59:37 AM

As much as I love this game, please at least don't make it into an annual release. Deus Ex should stay something special with years between each release, like the GTAs.

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Monday, October 03, 2011 @ 2:17:40 AM

O, there will be a sequel!
im a little shocked and disappointed how well this has sold though, i mean its been out for over a month now and its only shipped 2M units.
so its sold less then 2M in a month, where DI has sold what was it, 3M in 3 weeks?
its such a popular series, unlike DI which is a new IP.
its such a unique rare style of game, unlike DI which is your typical zombie massacre.
its such a highly praised beloved game, unlike DI which was a mixed bag.
sigh, ill never understand sales!
the crap sells by the millions, and the gold gets thrown into the landfill to rot for the rest of time.

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Monday, October 03, 2011 @ 6:45:57 AM

Wada...his mere association makes me cringe a bit. Great game though.

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Monday, October 03, 2011 @ 9:26:19 AM

About a month ago or so, I said I thought this game would disappoint. I said it wasn't looking good and that I expected it to fail with fans and reviewers.

-GAWD- I love being wrong about this sort of thing!!!!!

Always great to see successes and new generation IP's get legs in the industry!

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Claire C
Monday, October 03, 2011 @ 10:04:34 AM

Human Revolution is terrific. It has lots of elements that that I love in games; exploration, stealth, personalization through upgrades, problems with multiple solutions. I really hope this same studio makes a sequel.

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Monday, October 03, 2011 @ 11:15:47 AM

Yes yes! Please, Eidos. A sequel is most welcome. Of course, you have to develop and release Thief 4 first though. Give us that then I'll welcome a Deus Ex sequel (to a prequel).

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Monday, October 03, 2011 @ 5:12:41 PM

I cleared my gaming calendar just for Deux Ex: HR. It's an amazing game and I am glad that the hype lived up to the actual product and then some. I love the different approaches that one can take to each part of the map, and the aug upgrade options and the different weapons gives the player a great sense of freedom. I just love when I finally upgraded to my Icarus landing system and paired it with the typhoon system-giving the drop on enemies is even more fun than playing as Batman.

I would love for them to re-do the original Deus Ex with the new graphics and spruce it up a bit, but if not, I will probably download the original series on Steam and give it a run through after I am done with the game.

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Monday, October 03, 2011 @ 5:14:17 PM

While it may not sell as many copies as Dead Island, I am sure it is a much better game than Dead Island. I can only kill so many freaking zombies in a year, and I am already over my quota with every other zombie-killing game already

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