La cancellation of Scalebound was one of the most important news of all the 2017. Several negative comments have been made on the subject alone microsoft for the resounding turn-around. But the boss di PlatinumGames, Atsushi Inaba, reveals that his software house also has its faults:
"Both sides failed"
He declared the latter a Video Game Chronicle. Then adding that Scalebound:
"It was not realized as the developer expected to do."
Inaba then stated that it wasn't easy attend the dissing of fan about attributing to it alone microsoft le faults of the cancellation of Scalebound.
"The reality is that when a game in development cannot be released it is because both parties have failed."
Inaba said. And he continued by declaring:
"I think there are parts of the game where we could have done better. And I'm sure there are parts of it where Microsoft, as a publishing partner, would like to have done better, because nobody has the fervent intention that a game will be canceled ”.
The head of PlatinumGames said that for his software house the cancellation of Scalebound was one sound beating. And that these lessons have helped his software house to to grow up.
Neither Microsoft nor PlatinumGames, however, said why Scalebound has been canceled. But Inaba acknowledged that the game may have been announced too soon. Especially regarding its final development.
Bayonetta's director, Hideki Kamiya, was leading the development of Scalebound. Development lasted years before it was closed. In the wake of the cancellation of Scalebound, for the boss of Xbox, Phil Spencer, the cancellation turns out to be a news:
"Good for Xbox players".
A hope on the horizon? Nah ...
It was said that Scalebound could be, so to speak, "resurrected" as a Nintendo Switch game. But it's not in the programs, at least according to the Video Game Chronicle.
JP Kellams, producer of ScaleboundAsked about it, he said he knew exactly why Scalebound was canceled. But the details have not yet emerged.
PlatinumGames is currently working on multiple projects. One of which turns out to be a completely new game idea. According to them the 2019 will be an incredibly important year for them.