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PS4 Port

Posted: Sun Aug 25, 2019 7:49 pm
by Deem69
Any progress on the possible PS4 port announced a long time ago?


Posted: Mon Aug 26, 2019 5:29 pm
by Deem69
Is there any progress on the possible ps4 port that was considered or was that idea shut down?

Re: PS4 Port

Posted: Mon Aug 03, 2020 5:46 pm
by merlyn
Wolfire considered the idea internally for a while then shelved it somewhat indefinitely.

When I worked there we tried to get it done. We had challenges getting dev kits to the dev who would have been able to work on it. We also considered using a secondary company to port it, but from the indies we talked to they all said we would be lucky to break even on the costs. Eventually we ended up being fully dedicated to Receiver 2, so it got put on the back burner.

Wolfire never say never. But at this point with the PS5 coming out, and with the challenges in getting the game's editor working nicely on a console (or the thought of shipping the game without mods etc), it seems kind of doubtful that Overgrowth would come out on the PS4. Maybe if a sequel is made some day that could end up on consoles :)