Placing Distance Studios, the staff behind upcoming horror recreation The Callisto Protocol, has partnered up Skybound Leisure, the media firm headed by The Strolling Useless creator, Robert Kirkman. The partnership means Skybound, an organization that’s no stranger to selling horror media, will help in advertising and distribution with hopes that the sport has the potential to maybe develop right into a broader multimedia franchise.
Skybound is named the corporate behind all issues The Strolling Useless, however it has expanded into gaming with Skybound Video games. When Telltale Video games collapsed in 2018, the writer picked up the pieces of the then in-progress The Strolling Useless: The Last Season and completed the remaining episodes with assist from members of the unique improvement staff. Whereas Skybound additionally helps distribute video games akin to Slime Rancher and the improved Baldur’s Gate titles, The Callisto Protocol is the largest blockbuster it has hooked up itself to but.
“Placing Distance Studios has one purpose with The Callisto Protocol – to make one of the terrifying video games of all time,” stated Useless House creator Glen Schofield, CEO of Placing Distance Studios. “Skybound Leisure is unequalled within the worlds of sci-fi and horror storytelling, and will likely be an unimaginable accomplice for Krafton and Placing Distance Studios as we convey the world of The Callisto Protocol to life in video games and past.”
“The staff at Placing Distance Studios are the online game business’s greatest at creating blockbuster video games,” stated Kirkman. “By Skybound, The Strolling Useless has expanded from its unique comedian ebook to a number of tv sequence, books, video video games, merchandise, and extra, and we are able to’t wait to discover related prospects for The Callisto Protocol with Skybound’s multi-platform experience. We’re excited to be engaged on this IP alongside the sport’s writer, Krafton.”
The Callisto Protocol turned heads when it debuted in the course of the 2020 Sport Awards. The terrifying trying recreation is a third-person sci-fi horror journey set on a jail colony positioned on Jupiter’s moon, Callisto, in 2030. Maybe the wildest side of the sport is that it’s truly set in the identical universe as PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds (the 2 video games share a writer, Krafton, based by PUBG developer Bluehole), although Schofield has stated there will likely be little connection between the 2 video games outdoors of some small references. The Callisto Protocol launches in 2022, and you’ll grimace on the recreation’s brutal purple band trailer here.