the developer IO Interactive has revealed some details about his next project. nicknamed Project 007, the title will be based on the IP of our favorite spy, James Bond. Despite announcing the game in 2020, the studio has remained deathly silent on the matter, focusing instead on the franchise. from Hitman. However, with hit man “A bit on hiatus,” the studio has decided to open up about its next project.
In statements to the media EurogamerIO Interactive co-owners Christian Elverdam and Hakan Abrak talked about how it came about Project 007.
“First of all, it is extremely impressive and literally inspiring to work with the Eon team [Productions], the people behind all of Bond,” Elverdam said. “It’s weird because from my perspective, I’ve been used to defending Agent 47; People want to do things with our franchise and you feel that stewardship.”
According to Elverdam, Project 007 it will be an origin story for James Bond. He talks about Eon Productions allowing IO Interactive to build a new James Bond for the gaming audience. The studio was inspired to do this by the history of James Bond, where the character has been reimagined and played by different actors over the decades.
“It’s something that can sit alongside TV, movies and other things,” Abrak said. “This can be something where gamers say, ‘Well, it’s not just gamification of a video. [y] did they convey daniel craig well or not? I don’t know, let me look at the pixels.” It’s an origin story. It’s the start of something new and it’s the start, hopefully, of something players can call their own.”
Not many details have been revealed about what we can expect from the project 007 in terms of gameplay. However, job listings indicate that it will feature a sandbox narrative in the vein of arcade games. hit man. Project 007 It doesn’t have a proper title or release date yet, and isn’t expected to come out until 2025.