It seems to be as if Heavy Rain could possibly be releasing on PC within the close to future, maybe as an Epic Video games Retailer unique. In a since-deleted tweet, the official Epic Video games account promoted a showcase at GDC 2019 particularly centered across the Epic Video games Retailer. Nonetheless, some eagle-eyed followers observed the background comprises video games which are noticeably not on the shop, prompting hypothesis that they are going to be introduced as exclusives. One in every of them is Heavy Rain, which initially launched on the PlayStation three in 2010. If that is correct, it might be the primary time Heavy Rain can be launched outdoors of the PlayStation ecosystem.
Regardless of being printed by Sony, Quantic Dream truly owns the entire rights to Heavy Rain, in contrast to Past: Two Souls and Detroit: Turn out to be Human. Which means it’s free to carry the sport to any platforms, although it’s not identified who can be publishing the title on PC.
If the information is true (and it seems to be prefer it could possibly be, however we’ll have to attend for official affirmation), it might be the primary main transfer from Quantic Dream following NetEase’s funding within the French developer. As a part of that announcement, Quantic Dream confirmed it might be transferring away from Sony exclusivity, and would even be releasing video games on “different related platforms.”
Regardless of being a PC service (and subsequently one thing we don’t are likely to cowl), the Epic Video games Retailer has definitely been constructing a robust portfolio of exclusives. Followers additionally observed what seem like logos for the upcoming Ancestors: The Humankind Odyssey and The Outer Worlds within the picture, as effectively. Whether or not meaning they are going to be unique to the service or not is unknown.
Regardless that it could be getting a PC launch, Heavy Rain continues to be out there on the PlayStation three and PS4, naturally. It’s now aside of the Quantic Dream Assortment with Past: Two Souls and Detroit: Turn out to be Human. It seems to be just like the latter two video games will stay PlayStation exclusives.