Don't Expect Dishonored 3 Anytime Soon

Don't Expect Dishonored 3 Anytime Soon

Arkane's lead designer says the series is "resting."

According to Arkane's lead designer Ricardo Bare it might be a while until we see another Dishonored game.

In an interview with VG247, Bare talked about a bit about where the studio is looking towards in the future including possible ideas and the general direction of the game industry. But when it comes to Dishonored Bare said the series "is resting now."

"The things that are important to us as a studio are coherent, deep world building and environmental storytelling – we're always going to craft spaces that you feel like you're visiting whether it's Dunwall or Talos 1. It's just as important a character as the player or the people you meet," says Bare. But that doesn't mean Arkane will only be making immersive sims.

Prey

Earlier Bare talked about the period in time when video game developers felt compelled to shoehorn multiplayer modes into their games in order to sell. A trend that is luckily over. Now, Bare says that it's about giving your game a way to live beyond the initial game campaign. "It's more community-oriented, it's more about what gives your game legs, builds community, sharing, and things like that. Games are approaching that with lots of different models."

Arkane did something similar with Prey Mooncrash which the studio announced at E3. Mooncrash is a DLC for Prey that takes the game to moon and tasks players with escaping a procedurally generated moon base. Mooncrash had hours and hours of replayability and gave Prey a second wind.

For more, check out our Prey guide for a full walkthrough of Arkane's latest immersive sim.

Sometimes we include links to online retail stores. If you click on one and make a purchase we may receive a small commission. See our terms & conditions.

Matt Kim

News Editor

Matt Kim is a former freelance writer who's covered video games and digital media. He likes video games as spectacle and is easily distracted by bright lights or clever bits of dialogue. He also once wrote about personal finance, but that's neither here nor there.

Related articles

Stardew Valley Just Got Beaches, Fish Tanks, Swimming Ducks, and a Whole Lot More

Nearly five years on, Eric "ConcernedApe" Barone just pushed what he says is Stardew's "biggest update yet."

Alien: Isolation Is Free on Epic and Just As Good as It Was in 2014

Get the motion tracker and don't go in the vents.

Shigeru Miyamoto Expresses Confidence in the Younger Generation of Nintendo

The legendary creator says the spirit will stay alive.

You may also like

Press Start to Continue

A look back on what we tried to accomplish at USgamer, and the work still to be done.

Mat's Farewell | The Truth Has Not Vanished Into Darkness

This isn't the real ending, is it? Can't be.

Eric's Farewell | Off to Find a New Challenger

It's time for us to move on, but we'll carry USG with us wherever we go.