Xbox One’s launch title Ryse: Son of Rome may soon come back with a sequel. As new rumors suggest that the game is under development.
On the latest XboxEra Podcast host Shpeshal Ed stated that he heard the news about a Ryse: Son of Rome sequel is in development for next-gen consoles. Furthermore, he added that a certain someone has “showed me certain things that made me believe they were on the level.” Which probably means footage, pictures, renders, etc.
This is not the first time rumors like these have surfaced. Over the years, there were a lot of rumors and discussions about Crytek’s Ryse: Son of Rome sequel under development.
Crytek’s Ryse: Son of Rome was revealed first as a Kinect-only title for the Xbox 360. Down the line, the game was then moved to Xbox One. Where the 3rd person, hack and slash became a launch title and dropped the emphasis on Kinect.
When Ryse: Son of Rome was first announced, it was thought to be the next competitor to PlayStation’s God of War. But, the game did not meet favorable reviews from a lot of gamers and critics. Especially due to its short, monotonous, and very linear gameplay. Although, when it first released, it awed everyone with its jaw-dropping visuals and detailed graphics. Something that still beats many games to this day. Hence, the game felt like moreover a graphical demo, using the full power of the Xbox One console.
On the other hand, there are still quite a lot of gamers that became fans of this Roman History-inspired title. So, rumors about a Ryse: Son of Rome sequel under development is surely good news for them. Maybe this time, the game will exceed expectations with a more enjoyable gameplay and story.
As of now no details about the game are known, whether the game will be an Xbox exclusive or multi-plat. According to Special Ed, Crytek will probably work on the game to be multiplatform.