Square Enix, Eidos Montreal and Crystal Dynamics have officially announced Shadow of the Tomb Raider last month, with a release date just a few months away. The upcoming latest installment of the Tomb Raider franchise is one of the most anticipated 2018 single-player games in addition to Spider-Man and Red Dead Redemption 2 Developing what might be the next big single-player experience after God of War talks about whether the single-player genre dies or thrives.
Shadow of the Tomb Raider Player: Have single player games died?
Eidos Montreal Studio boss David Anfossi recently spoke with GamesIndustry.biz about his opinion on the current state of single-player games. He says, "It's a question of maybe trends or moment or timing, there's a new trend every year, right now it's Fortnite ̵
There is also the fact that players are older now and have less time for single-player games that take too long. "Other than that, I think the story-driven experience is changing generations, especially for people like me, the elderly … people who are 25 or older, look at God of War That's pretty much a great example of a great single player experience, I like it a lot, but I may not get the time to complete it, it's a frustration for me, because if you're starting a story-driven experience, you want to see the summary. "
Shadow of the Tomb Raider Single Player: Why Online Multiplayer Does not Kill Single Player
Anfossi also says that the single-player genre is as strong as ever and should continue. However, to ensure that single-player games survive, he believes developers must "adapt and try new models". He explains, "We want to build a strong online technology, we're testing, we're learning, and we're working on how to apply it to our games, but we have to look out for the fans – online does not have to mean that." It could, but it could be something else too. It can be a single player experience, but online. Online does not mean for us that we forget the single player experience. It could be part of that experience. That means we're multiplayer things try it at the same time
Shadow of the Tomb Raider Single Player: New Game Comes from Eidos Montreal?
If more developers have the same mindset as David Anfossi and his studio, single player games will surely continue alongside online multiplayer Fortnite and PUBG Another interesting piece of information from Anfossi's interview is that he said, "We're adding 100 broadcasters and developers because there are currently three major productions running at the same time "We know that two of them are Shadow of the Tomb Raider and The Avengers Project but we have not yet received any details or information about the third unannounced game.
In The director of God of War recently talked about whether single-player games are really dying.He shares a similar opinion to David Anfoss i, believing that the death of single player games has been greatly exaggerated and that they can coexist with online multiplayer games.