A brand new Death Stranding Recreation Cross PC tease has followers scratching their heads as a result of the IP is owned by Sony Interactive Leisure. To reiterate, the tease got here from Recreation Cross PC so the sport isn’t headed to Xbox (not less than not proper now, anyway) however contemplating Sony owns the IP, copyright, and trademark, followers are curious to know what sort of a deal has been struck right here.
Loss of life Stranding Recreation Cross announcement might come at Gamescom 2022
Discovered it pic.twitter.com/xlHwrqz0qD
— NV (@naven0m) August 16, 2022
As will be seen within the Twitter change above, the tease got here in type of a brand new profile pic uploaded by the official Recreation Cross PC account (the Xbox Recreation Cross account has no such tease). A consumer recognized the pic as an in-game screenshot from Loss of life Stranding, and right here we’re.
Value noting that the PC model of Loss of life Stranding is revealed by 505 Video games however, once more, the IP is owned by Sony so this isn’t the identical deal as MLB The Present video games, that are owned by MLB. However then, there’s this…
Sony owns Loss of life Stranding IP, copyright, and trademark. That is from the Steam model. pic.twitter.com/oomP8S4iaL
— Grubb (@JeffGrubb) April 15, 2022
Within the tweet above relationship again to April, journalist and insider Jeff Grubb screenshot textual content from Loss of life Stranding’s Steam model that suggests that Sony absolutely owns the IP. Nevertheless, I interpret “Sony Interactive Leisure Inc./Kojima Productions Co.” as some type of joint possession and/or an settlement that Kojima Productions can publish the sport on non-rival platforms, which PC model of Recreation Cross isn’t.
Kojima not too long ago teased an look at Gamescom 2022, the place his good friend Geoff Keighley might be internet hosting an occasion. We’ll discover out what’s occurring sooner or later.