Hideo Kojima Plans on Having a Multiplatform Future
Published on Sunday, 14 April 2013 19:24
While we have seen numerous ports and remakes of the Metal Gear Solid series, it generally has a long history with Sony. Metal Gear Solid 4: Guns of the Patriots still remains a PS3 exclusive to this day. However, while that may be the case, lately we’ve been seeing Hideo Kojima’s games appear on multiple platforms. Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance is available on both PS3 and Xbox 360, and the recently announced Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain is also on its way to a multiplatform release. Will this always be the case from now on, or will Kojima ever commit himself to one particular console? The question was asked in this month’s edition of EDGE magazine, Kojima stating:
"It’s a tough question to answer. Obviously, I do like Sony, I respect them and I have a lot of things in common with their way of thinking. I think the future of gaming is with cloud technology and cloud gaming. I love Sony, I have a Sony camera, but I think if you’re going to enter the cloud generation then there will be a lot of different devices involved and a lot of different ways to interact with that game world. I don’t want to limit it to any one platform, but I’m not going to say I’m not going to participate in the events. This time [for the PlayStation Meeting], I kind of would have liked to participate, but I was here tending to Rising’s world tour."
So, if you were worrying about your console not being able to support Kojima’s future games, it looks like you will be able to rest easy tonight.
Via: Gaming Everything
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