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Platinum Games Sad Microsoft was Blamed for Scalebound Cancellation; Switch Revival Unlikely

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In a recent interview with VGC, Platinum Games studio head Atsushi Inaba shed some light on the ill-fated Scalebound project, which was canceled back in 2017. Specifically, he detailed how difficult it was “watching fans get angry at Microsoft,” and spoke to the possibility of a Scalebound revival on Nintendo Switch.

When Microsoft announced that Platinum Games’ Scalebound was canceled back in early 2017, it didn’t go down too well. More than just the loss of a high-profile RPG to the Xbox One library, only a year earlier the publisher it had shutdown Fable studio Lionshead. All this at a time when the console was in need of quality exclusive games.

It wasn’t a good look for Microsoft, and fans were vocal in their disappointment –many of whom presumably believed that…



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