Game News Deus Ex: towards a more ambitious opus than Cyberpunk 2077?
Since the takeover of Eidos Montreal by Embracer Group, things are starting to move for certain studio licenses, starting with Deus Ex. Adam Jensen could return soon in an opus comparable to Cyberpunk 2077 according to the latest rumors.
Things are heating up for Deus Ex
Appearing for the first time at the very beginning of the 2000s, the license Deus Ex immediately stood out as a reference in cyberpunk video games. Originally developed by Ion Stormit is Eidos Montreal which will finally take over in 2007 to offer successively Human Revolution and Mankind Dividedtwo opuses featuring the protagonist Adam Jensen.
With a vision of a dark and dystopian future where technological progress is an integral part of the daily life of humanity, Deus Ex brilliantly adapts the great themes specific to cyberpunk. Absent from toy libraries since 2016, the saga has finally passed the baton of the genre to CD Projekt and Cyberpunk 2077. Full of promise, the Polish guys from CD Projekt delivered an excellent game (although full of bugs) without meeting all the expectations of the fans. According to the latest rumors, the Eidos Montreal teams would like to achieve with Deus Ex what Cyberpunk 2077 failed to transcribe.
Succeed where Cyberpunk 2077 failed
This information remains rumors to be taken with a grain of salt but nevertheless comes from the very knowledgeable Jeff Grubb. For him, Eidos Montreal has shown great ambitions for its license since the takeover of the studio by embracer Group. The teams would like to “do what Cyberpunk 2077 could not achieve”.
It’s the beginning. From what I’ve heard, the studio wants to get back to Deus Ex immediately. They want to compete – they want to do what Cyberpunk 2077 couldn’t. It’s the hallway noise that circulates. We will see what will happen. It’s still so early, we don’t know yet what it will give. In any case, there was no way this conversation would start with Square Enix(…)
According to the statements of the journalist, we therefore understand that the studio was not able to resume its license as it wished under the orders of Square Enix. After the acquisition of Eidos Montreal by Embracer Groupthings could have changed for Deus Ex which could well be back soon. ” Business to follow.