We still know almost nothing about it Wonder WomanThe new action and adventure game from Shadow of Mordor Developers: Monolith Productions. But we learned one important detail last weekend: it won’t be a live service game, according to the project’s publisher.
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Earlier this month, the gaming and technology website WCCFTech mentioned In the job listing at Monolith Productions. The position is for the next Wonder Woman The title reportedly listed “helping keep a software product or game alive” as a desired skill for the role, suggesting the studio’s next project could have some sort of live service element such as Gotham Knights Or coming Suicide squad. At the time of writing, this part of the job description has since been removed. Now, after following many websites, you can catch the news that… Wonder Woman It could be a games-as-a-service (GaaS) title, and publisher Warner Bros. Games to reject these claims outright, saying IGN It’s quite the opposite.
“Wonder Woman A Warner Bros. spokesperson said: Games: “It is a single-player action-adventure game set in a dynamic open world.” IGN On November 17th. Wonder Woman It is not designed as a live service Warner Bros.’ Wonder Woman Will Defy An Obnoxious Gaming Trend”.
There are two interesting pieces of information in this quote. The first is that Warner Bros. Games completely denies reports of the live service. Many games in recent years, as well as the upcoming gritty superhero shooter game Suicide Squad: Kill the Justice League– We’ve gone the GaaS route, trying to maximize engagement (and profit) by introducing new content, features, and events aimed at keeping players spending hours in these titles like their second (or third) missions.
Sometimes it works well, like fortnite With multiple seasons. However, with players potentially reaching some sort of live service fatigue, it appears that at least some studios are turning away from these elements. For example, BioWare canceled plans to include it in the upcoming release Dragon Age: Dreadwolf, Bloomberg Reported in February 2021. And Marvel’s Avengersa high-profile GaaS title that launched just three years ago Development finished It was removed from store windows after it failed to be widely embraced by fans.
Another interesting detail is the final confirmation on Enemy systemback. Patented by Monolith Studios and used in both premium models Middle Earth Games — 2014 Shadow of Mordor And its sequel in 2017, Shadow of war– This mechanic made it so that every enemy in the games becomes stronger by fighting you, and remembers the defeats they suffered at your hand. Think of it like holding a grudge; The more you interact with different goblins, the more powerful (or fearsome) they become.
It was a provocative system that gave every enemy in the game personality, depth, and the potential to pose a significant threat. Previously, there was doubt that the Nemesis System would return Wonder Woman, based on information provided by Warner Bros. Games at the time of announcing the project in December 2021. Now, the publisher has directly confirmed the return of the feature, which rules because the Nemesis system ruled.
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This news comes just as Warner Bros It promised that more titles in its portfolio will have more GaaS elements. The company said during an earnings call on November 8 that its focus is on including “always more gameplay through live services, multiplayer, and free-to-play additions.” So though Wonder Woman Given that it’s not a live service game (and we still don’t have a release window for it yet), you might want to be prepared for any Warner Bros.-published game. Because she will likely need more money from you.