According to a report published by VGC, the Konami team would be interested in outsourcing their main franchises, allowing other studios to use names like Castlevania and Metal Gear Solid to produce copyright titles.
The rumors came after strong evidence about the development of a Silent Hill reboot by a “prominent Japanese developer”, according to internal sources in the Video Game Chronicle, which would be alongside the Bloober Team (The Medium) to launch a new IP from psychological horror franchise. Now, evidence points out that Konami is not only interested in selling the rights to the classic Keiichiro Toyama saga, but also from other renowned library franchises.
There are currently no plans to publish new entries for Castlevania and Metal Gear Solid. However, the possibility of outsourcing the games can arouse not only the interest of other studios to work with them, but also plans that are already in Konami’s hands in case the business comes to fruition.
So far, nothing has been confirmed by Konami or other studios, so all information should be treated as rumors.
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