‘The Callisto Protocol’ developer says DLC death animations are not cut content

“We haven’t started working on this content yet,” said the developer.

25 additional deaths in animation callisto protocolDeveloper Striking Distance Studios has stated that the season pass does not contain content from the base game.

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The developer found itself in hot water with fans after announcing the game’s Season Pass, which includes a story DLC, the Outer Way skin collection, the Contagion Bundle that adds a Permadeath mode, and the Riot Bundle – which lets players collect waves Enemies in a “previously unseen area of ​​Black Iron Prison”.

However, the Contagion and Riot bundles drew the ire of fans as they include a total of 25 new death animations. Given that there is a lot of marketing around callisto protocol Centered around the game’s brutal violence and especially its death animations, fans speculated that the content was withheld in order to push the Season Pass.

In response, Glenn Scofield, CEO of Striking Distance took to twitter To quash the theory, insisted that the developer hasn’t started work on the new animations yet.

“To be clear: We are not holding anything back from the main game for the Season Pass,” Scofield said. “We have not started work on this material yet. This is all something new that we will be working on in the new year. Fans have asked for even more deaths, so we’re making that a priority for next year.

This is not the first time the game has attracted controversy – callisto protocol It has been banned in Japan after the developer refused to cut down on violent content.

callisto protocol Out Next Week December 2nd for PC, PlayStation 5, PlayStation 4, Xbox Series X | S and is set to launch on Xbox One. The game attracted our own preview of the game was cautiously positive, describing callisto protocol as “a perfect love letter to the era of mid-00s horror games”, but worried that it might be lacking in original ideas.

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