The Callisto Protocol is an upcoming, single-player survival horror game from Putting Distance Studios and PUBG developer Krafton Inc. Putting Distance says The Strolling Useless creator’s firm will make the most of Skybound’s “experience in constructing horror-themed transmedia” manufacturers.
In a press release, Kirkman cites The Strolling Useless’s growth from authentic comics to TV reveals, novels, video video games, and extra and says that he “can’t wait to discover comparable potentialities for The Callisto Protocol with Skybound’s multiplatform experience.”So whereas it’s unclear what this strategic partnership will appear to be, it appears like Kirkman and Skybound consider in The Callisto Protocol as a horror model and are interested by exploring extra platforms for the collection, presumably past video games.
The Callisto Protocol is being developed by Useless Area creator Glen Schofield and is set within the PUBG universe, however 300 years into the longer term. Regardless of this connection, Schofield says The Callisto Protocol can be purely centered on being “the scariest game on next-gen platforms.”
Initially revealed at The Recreation Awards, The Callisto Protocol additionally premiered a gory Crimson-Band Trailer. Set within the 12 months 2320 on the Jupiter moon of Callisto, gamers “should survive unspeakable horrors as they escape Black Iron [Prison] and uncover the darkish secrets and techniques of the mysterious United Jupiter Firm.”Schofield instructed IGN in an interview that the concept for The Callisto Protocol pre-dated its induction into the PUBG universe, and is a pure, third-person, survival horror recreation, not a battle royale.
The Callisto Protocol can be launched on PS5, Xbox Sequence X, and PC someday in 2022.
Matt T.M. Kim is a reporter for IGN.