Killer Instinct is still on the warpath, though not in development
In a recent podcast show by Abandoned frames, Phil Spencer commented on several of his titles, the status of the Xbox catalog, and the status of Killer Instinct. Recall that in the preview of the Xbox One, in 2013, the reboot of this legendary combat franchise from Rare Ltd .. However, since then, there has been no news of the saga. Very calm, because all does not seem lost.
“There are so many great games in our catalog that we would love to visit,” he said. “The response when we remade KI at the Xbox One launch has been fantastic.
There are some great games in our catalog that we would like to revisit. The response when we remade Killer Instinct at the Xbox One launch has been fantastic.
“I’ll just say, [Xbox Game Studios head] Mast [Booty] and I’ve discussed KI and what we’d like to do with it on several occasions and it’s not out of our mind that – it might be out of our mind – but it’s in our hearts and minds that we want to keep doing something with KI.
I’ll just say that Matt Booty and I have discussed Killer Instinct a number of times and where we want to go. And it’s not out of our minds (maybe it’s out of our mind), but it’s in our hearts and minds that we want to do something with Killer Instinct.
“It’s about finding the right team and the right opportunity,” Spencer added, “but it’s not for lack of will on our part that we don’t do more with KI because we love the franchise and the community response. “
It’s about finding the right team and the right opportunity. But it’s not for lack of will on our part that there is no more Killer Instinct, because we love the straightforwardness and the response from the community.
As you can see, there is no project on the table. However, Phil Spencer and Matt Booty are keeping their intentions with the fight title. Although they did not find the adequate space and equipment to continue with a new delivery. How would you like to see a sequel to Killer Instinct 2013?