David Anfossi, the head of Eidos Montreal studio posted a blog post citing to bring news as promised about the future of Deus Ex. He states that several games are in development including the upcoming and the anticipated title, Thief 4, but focuses on two announcements, both related to Deus Ex.
Anfossi announces that due to the success of Deus Ex: Human Revolution, a director’s cut edition dubbed Deus Ex: Human Revolution – Director’s Cut gets a shipping date. The game will be releasing on October 22 in North American and October 29 in EU territories for the PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, Wii U and PC platforms. He cites that the team was working on the Director’s Cut edition for over 18 months. The Director’s Cut version features integration of and deliverance via a second screen. Players can enjoy and experience the game in a new way using the Smart Glass, the PS Vita and Wii U’s gamepad.
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The second announcement by Anfossi states that the team has been working on a new “ambitious” idea called “Deus Ex: Universe”. The idea behind this concept is to create an on-going and expand the already connected game world across a generation of core games. Anfossi said:
It’s a commitment on our part to deliver meaningful content that expands the franchise on a regular basis and to deliver a deep conspiracy that will span several connected Deus Ex games, creating a more immersive and richer experience than ever before. Deus Ex: Universe will include PC and console games, but also additional Deus Ex games and experiences available in other media such as tablets, smartphones, books, graphic novels, etc… You might have seen the name pop up recently in the press – well this is what it’s all about.
He then confirms that starting point for Deus Ex: Universe is already into production with a new game for PC and next-generation consoles and also confirms that most of the team behind Deus Ex: Human Revolution is already working for the next title. He also posted a picture of a concept art from the next title which shows trans-humanism segregation and represents a “ghetto-city’ voluntarily built in order to separate the classes.
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