One among Ubisoft’s extra left-field initiatives – and one among its greatest, we might argue – is Youngster of Gentle. The sport initially launched on Wii U again in 2014 and has since seen a rerelease on Swap, each occasions enchanting our minds sufficient to have us hoping for an additional serving to with a beautiful sequel or two.
At one stage, a sequel appeared very possible certainly – the sport’s inventive director as soon as stated that some “very cool initiatives” for the Youngster of Gentle universe have been within the works, and ultimately shared a picture teasing a ‘Youngster of Gentle 2’ – however it could seem that the sport is not on the best way in any case.
Chatting with VGC, the exact same inventive director, Patrick Plourde, has revealed that the sport is nicely shaped in his head however is not being labored on – to the very best of his information, a minimum of.
“I do know the main beats, the placement, and that it could characteristic a number of protagonists. It could have two protagonists happening totally different paths in life with totally different motivations, linked by their friendship.
“I don’t know if there’s a Youngster of Gentle 2 that’s in manufacturing, Ubisoft is huge, however I’m not engaged on it. Proper now, I don’t suppose there’s a Youngster of Gentle 2 being produced… I’m not holding my breath.”
Plourde tells VGC that the plan for Youngster of Gentle 2 was partly impressed by Swan Lake, with its story exploring love, friendship, and the way individuals change as they develop up.
It is a disgrace that we’d by no means get to see this in motion, however the scenario appears nearly becoming. One other inspiration for the sport’s theme of individuals and the best way wherein they modify got here from the dev staff who labored on the unique recreation – a staff which has now, for probably the most half, disbanded.
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