There has been a rumor going around that Playtonic Games was being acquired by Microsoft, and that they would be working on a new Banjo-Kazooie game. Well, that rumor has now been officially debunked. Playtonic Games has released a statement addressing the situation, where they say that “we’re not working on a new Banjo-Kazooie and we remain an independent studio”. A tweet containing their statement is down below.
A statement from us! pic.twitter.com/nZHqI5GaYe
— Playtonic (@PlaytonicGames) November 6, 2019
The Comic Sans makes me trust them.
Well, looks like Banjo is gonna have to wait for a while for him to have a new game.
If nnk I was a video game developer , I’d be working where the money at.
Yeah, it made zero sense that they would do it. Zero.
Or at least Yooka-Laylee 2.
So sad no one developer doesn’t want to make revenue by making a new Banjo-kazooie game. Not Microsoft not Rare and Nintendo doesnt even.
Rare doesnt even have to make copyrights. They can just make the game. What developers dont want money or something? Poorer developers take more risk than rich developers. Yakalele was a flop yet they are making another one. Trine 3 was a glop yet they made a Trine 4. Yet Banjo-Tooie was a hit and they wont make a real Banjo-kazooie even when they see how many people purchased the DLC.
So the question is why is it that poorer videogame devlopers work on games sooner and rich devlopers wait 6 to 15 years? That’s the million dollar question.
Example Pikmin series is older than Trine. Yet the gap between Trine 3 and 4 is much closer than Pikmin 3 and 4. Why is that and Nintendo has way more money than Frozenbyte and they already on their 4th?
Would have been pretty cool, but I’m happy they stay independent and don’t become a part of Microsoft. They have a pretty good relation with Nintendo, but I really doubt that they would allow a big Franchise like Banjo-Kazooie on another platform.