Kojima: games made possible with Microsoft’s cloud technology, ‘changing industry trends’
Kodoani.com – Game developer Hideo Kojima appeared at the Xbox & Bethesda live stream this Sunday to confirm a “special partnership” with Xbox Game Studios for an all-new game that “nobody has ever experienced or seen.” before.” Kojima said that he and Kojima Productions were finally able to create the game with “Microsoft’s cutting-edge cloud technology and a change in industry trends.”
Kojima Productions confirmed in October 2020 that it is developing a new project and is currently looking for applications for various positions within its Tokyo studio. Tech news website VentureBeat reported on July 1, 2021 that Hideo Kojima and Microsoft have reached an agreement to “work on the details” for a new Xbox game. Kojima Productions announced in November that it has established a new division dedicated to music, television and film. The new division is located in Los Angeles, California.
Kojima then revealed in January that he would “start a new job in earnest and move to the next level of experimentation with a radical project” in 2022.
Kojima Productions released Death Stranding for PlayStation 4 in November 2019 and released the game on PC in July 2020. The game won the Outstanding Achievement in Sound Design and Outstanding Technical Achievement awards. at the 23rd Annual DICE Awards in February 2019. Death Stranding: Director’s Cut, the PlayStation 5 version of the game, launches on September 24.