The explosive Xbox leak has despatched shockwaves all through the Pink Useless Redemption neighborhood after a Pink Useless Redemption 2 next-gen replace was discovered listed by a Microsoft government in a planning e-mail.
In an e-mail chain between Microsoft executives dated Might 2022 is an inventory of third-party video games earmarked as potential day-and-date Recreation Cross titles. One of many video games talked about is Pink Useless Redemption 2 “D&D for gen9”, which Microsoft anticipated to come back out through the second quarter of its 2023 monetary yr (October to December 2022).
“Gen9” refers back to the ninth technology of consoles, aka the PlayStation 5 and Xbox Collection X and S. Rockstar has but to announce a next-gen replace for Pink Useless Redemption 2, regardless of the various calls from followers. IGN has requested Rockstar for remark.
It’s price noting that even when Microsoft’s itemizing for this obvious Pink Useless Redemption 2 next-gen replace was correct on the time, Rockstar’s plan for the title could have modified. It might have been delayed and even canceled. Rockstar launched a PlayStation 4 and Nintendo Swap port of its predecessor, Pink Useless Redemption, in August, and is at the moment engaged on Grand Theft Auto 6.
Pink Useless Redemption 2 launched in 2018 on PS4 and Xbox One and in 2019 on PC, and is taken into account by some to be Rockstar’s best recreation. Followers have criticised Rockstar for a scarcity of significant updates in favour of help for GTA On-line, however Pink Useless Redemption 2 stays vastly common, promoting over 55 million copies so far.
The leaked emails pull the curtain again on the secretive online game trade, and provide a uncommon take a look at the behind-the-scenes offers that underpin the first-party machine at Microsoft. They’re a part of maybe essentially the most devastating leak in Xbox historical past, with FTC trial paperwork revealing Microsoft’s plans for a mid-gen Xbox refresh in 2024, a next-gen hybrid Xbox in 2028, and Bethesda’s launch schedule. A leaked e-mail revealed Phil Spencer actually desires to purchase Nintendo. There’s additionally phrase of a possible one-hand Xbox controller.
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