Kojima Productions tweeted out an image of Head of Communications Aki Saito suggesting that the studio has some sort of announcement subsequent week. Refined (and never so delicate) clues throughout the image have some followers hoping for a Silent Hill-related announcement, nevertheless unlikely that prospect could also be. “Sorry to be silent everybody! I’ve been actually busy these days…..I feel I can say extra quickly about what we’re going to…..” The tweet message trails off with none extra context, although an connected picture has followers combing over each single element.
Zooming in on the notepad within the picture reveals the phrases “subsequent week!” which is clearly pointing in the direction of this announcement occurring someday subsequent week. Nonetheless, followers additionally latched onto the phrase “Sorry to be silent…,” particularly the phrase alternative of “silent.” The pencil Saito is holding can also be a “Pyramid” model pencil, which some individuals assume is a tease at Pyramid Head from the Silent Hill sequence.
The Silent Hill IP remains to be owned by Konami. Barring some sort of loopy IP switch or unlikely partnership between Kojima and Konami, subsequent week’s Kojima Productions announcement in all probability has nothing to do with the dormant horror sequence. Konami is conscious that followers need to see Silent Hill return and is trying into the very best methods to carry the franchise again.
There’s a multitude of different prospects. Kojima Productions might merely be preparing for a advertising push on the PC model of Demise Stranding, or it is likely to be on the brink of reveal what’s coming subsequent from the corporate. It might be related to the mysterious 1917-style Demise Stranding trailer that Kojima not too long ago posted. Some have speculated that DLC for Demise Stranding is likely to be incoming. Again in December, Kojima additionally tweeted that he was starting idea work on the subsequent undertaking. Such a undertaking in all probability isn’t able to be revealed simply but.
Hideo Kojima has talked quite a bit about what he desires to do sooner or later, together with branching out to different media alongside gaming. The corporate was getting ready to provide sport design philosophy talks at GDC however is among the many corporations which have now opted to not attend the March convention over well being considerations surrounding coronavirus.
No matter Kojima Productions is on the brink of speak about, we’ll know throughout the subsequent week however don’t maintain your breath for something Silent Hill-related. These teases are both intentional crimson herrings or unintended references that followers are trying far too deeply into.