Sega’s first “supergames” are reboots of Crazy Taxi and Jet Set Radio, according to Bloomberg – AnaitGames
As Bloomberg sources indicate, sega has given the green light to two new reboot a couple of his most remembered games: crazytaxi Y Jet Set Radio. According to this information, both titles would be part of these high-budget developments as part of the “supergame”, which we already knew, thanks to Vice President Shuji Utsumi, which would be made up of several triple A games “that go beyond what is considered traditional gaming framework.
The new data indicates that both games are still in the early stages of their creation and could still be subject to cancellation, although they have pointed out that the reimagining of Crazy Taxi has been in development for more than a year, and has a target date of completion. launch between 2024 and 2025. In addition, from Bloomberg they have also clarified that the Sega team is using Fortnite as a business model for the supposed purpose of the titles, with plans to “create online communities” and “develop sources of recurring profits”, in addition to raising them as free-to-play and propose them for different platforms.
Utsumi also commented that in recent years the fact of “seeing” games, not just playing them, is something that has been gaining importance on a cultural level: “I think there is great potential in the relationship between people who watch games and who he plays them. We are thinking of developing new entertainment with those possibilities.” We know that the four essential criteria will be that it is multiplatform, that it is developed in several languages, that it has a global launch and that it fits within the AAA, something that will be accompanied by two key features: NFTs and cloud gaming.
This Sega “supergame” plan, you know, was revealed through its latest financial report, a document detailing a budget of 882 million and an alliance with other companies such as Microsoft to attract a global audience.