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Rumour Claims Wipeout Game Is In Development For PS5 And PSVR2

A recent rumour has claimed that a brand new Wipeout game is in development for both the PS5 as well as the PSVR2. Rejoice!

As reported by Game Rant, the rumour comes via Xbox Era co-founder Nick “Shpeshal” Baker who claims that the new Wipeout game is in development for the PlayStation 5 and the PSVR2. The next-generation PSVR is expected to be released in 2022.

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You know what? Screw it. I’ll risk pissing someone off,” tweeted Shpeshal. This was possibly in response to holding back on the recent FromSoftware PS5 exclusive rumour.

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The tweet continued: “Don’t wanna get scooped again. Been told Wipeout is coming back. Planned to be a VR2/PS5 title. Most likely an XDEV project. Still early in the project.

According to the tweet from the Xbox Era co-founder, the new Wipeout game will be developed by Sony’s UK-based XDev studio.

Will the futuristic racer return?

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There was no other information shared on the alleged new Wipeout game, but this has been a consistent franchise for the PlayStation brand. So, it’s likely that a new game will arrive on PS5 at some point. Though I’ll likely skip the PSVR version as I’m prone to motion sickness.

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While not always reliable, Shpeshal is a prominent leaker of gaming news. Sometimes however he does get things right. That said, we must always take rumours with a pinch of salt until proven otherwise.

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The original Wipeout game released for the original PlayStation in 1995, before arriving on the SEGA Saturn a year later. The last release in the series was in 2017 with the Wipeout Omega Collection, which included remasters of Wipeout HD, and Wipeout 2048.

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Featured Image Credit: xDev/Sony Interactive Entertainment