It appears protected to say that followers and critics didn’t take the brand new Saints Row reboot too kindly. Not solely did gamers encounter quite a few technical issues, however in addition they typically didn’t discover the gameplay, story, or dialogue all that participating. Lars Wingefors, the co-founder of developer Volition’s mother or father firm Embracer Group, not too long ago acknowledged the underwhelming efficiency of the brand new Saints Row, saying that he hoped the gaming public’s reception would have been extra favorable than it was.
Wingefors particularly acknowledged that though he stays happy to see that many followers nonetheless loved Saints Row, he nonetheless feels a bit upset that so many different gamers didn’t get pleasure from it. He went on to substantiate that Saints Row will obtain extra content material and bug fixes additional down the road. Moreover, he nonetheless expressed confidence within the recreation’s potential to turn into worthwhile sooner or later, which might assist Embracer recuperate from its 7% share drop that got here after the title’s launch. Though he admitted that Saints Row in all probability received’t make as a lot cash as different high-profile Embracer video games, he felt that incomes cash in and of itself would make for “‘an excellent place to begin.’”
Will there be extra after this?
Some gamers could have puzzled whether or not the brand new Saints Row’s lackluster reception would spell the top for the collection. Wingefors was adamant that the collection will nonetheless stick round indirectly, as he maintains “an awesome belief in” the suggestions of the “a whole bunch of individuals engaged on this recreation within the group.”
The Embracer co-founder’s optimism for the Saints Row collection could reassure some followers, however precisely what kind it should take after the poorly acquired reboot stays fairly the thriller. Hopefully, Volition will make main strides to make sure that the following Saints Row installment will be taught as many classes from the earlier one as attainable.