Crystal Dynamics will be working on the Xbox exclusive, Perfect Dark reboot alongside The Initiative, according to a new tweet.
The Perfect Dark reboot was revealed at The Game Awards in 2020, with a typically James Bond-esque, cinematic trailer. However, since then we have heard little about the latest adventure from super-spy, Joanna Dark.
The Initiative is a new video game development company formed in 2018 and is a first-party Microsoft studio. The studio is led by Darrel Gallagher, who was previously the studio head at Crystal Dynamics.
The news of Crystal Dynamics working with The Initiative was announced over the weekend with a tweet from the new but ambitious studio.
Perfect Dark update! We are partnering with Crystal Dynamics, the world class team behind character-driven games such as Tomb Raider, to bring this first-person spy thriller to a new generation. pic.twitter.com/EiqjU99wMa— TheInitiative (@TheInitiative) September 24, 2021
Could this be a dream team?
“The teams couldn’t pass up a chance to work together. We’re still early in development, but incredibly excited to use this unique opportunity to deliver on the vision for Perfect Dark!”
The teams couldn’t pass up a chance to work together. We’re still early in development, but incredibly excited to use this unique opportunity to deliver on the vision for Perfect Dark!— TheInitiative (@TheInitiative) September 24, 2021
I’m sure Crystal Dynamics will be more of a support role to The Initiative, but it’s an interesting collaboration, nonetheless. Crystal Dynamics is known for the recent Tomb Raider reboot trilogy as well as Marvel’s Avengers. So, this first-person spy-thriller will be something new for the team.
The Perfect Dark reboot will release for PC and Xbox Series X|S. At this time, a release date has not been announced. Are you excited at the prospect of Crystal Dynamics working on Perfect Dark? Let us know across our social media channels.
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