Oh, Great, id is Already Planning Rage 2?
I don’t like it when developers (or movie people, for that matter, get ahead of themselves and start planning for a sequel before putting out an initial offering. It makes me worry that the first game won’t stand on its own. And I hate hate hate cliffhangers, especially when you don’t even know if a sequel is going to happen. Not every new IP needs to be a franchise starter, you jackasses.
Yes. I mean, I guess we don’t have a formal, official announcement, but, yeah, it’s certainly heading that way. We don’t have any kind of release date on any of that. The expectation would be that it’s not a brand new engine for Rage 2, since you want people to be able to concentrate on the design. There’s a lot of value that we can add relatively quickly based on our experience with getting this product out the door.
That isn’t a worrying quote in and of itself, because he’s talking about prepping the engine for a sequel instead of the story setting up for a sequel. A quick turnaround is a boon in this industry, and I guess it’s not unsmart to plan on some level for a sequel in case it ends up being warranted. Still…