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Rumors: The next game from the creators of the latest Deus Ex will be a project for a new intellectual property

Bloomberg journalist Jason Schreier in a discussion on the ResetEra forums commented Recent rumors of studio Eidos Montreal’s possible return to role-playing series Deus Ex.

    Image Credit: Square Enix

Image Credit: Square Enix

Remember, Giant Bomb’s Jeff Grubb mentioned on a recent podcast that Montreal wants to return to Deus Ex as soon as possible after transitioning to Eidos’ new management “Do What Cyberpunk 2077 Couldn’t”.

According to Schreier, Eidos Montreal is currently furthest along in developing the game under the new intellectual property. The next Deus Ex out of the studio when it comes out then more “very very soon”.

    Deus Ex series stalled after weak sales of Mankind Divided (2016).

Deus Ex series stalled after weak sales of Mankind Divided (2016).

In May, Eidos Montreal boss David Anfossi announced that the studio was currently developing several games on Unreal Engine 5. The boss did not name which ones, but did name the company “Home of the Deus Ex and Thief Franchises”.

Along with its other Western assets, Square Enix plans to sell Eidos Montreal and Deus Ex for $300 million to Embracer Group, who aim to close the deal by the end of September this year.

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