Hideo Kojima loves casting massive stars for main roles in his video games, and by no means has that been extra abundantly obvious than with the Loss of life Stranding sequence. Loss of life Stranding 2: On the Seashore is ready to do the identical, with the likes of Elle Fanning, Shioli Kutsuna, George Miller, and naturally, the returning pair of Norman Reedus Lea Seydoux hooked up to the project- however there’s one massive identify that had a serious half to play within the unique sport isn’t going to return for the sequel.
Mads Mikkelsen, who performed Cliff within the first Loss of life Stranding, received’t be reprising his function in Loss of life Stranding 2: On the Seashore, Kojima just lately confirmed on Twitter. He wrote: “We have now obtained many enthusiastic messages from you saying, ‘I wish to see Cliff in DS2 too!’ Nonetheless, Mads is just not showing in Loss of life Stranding 2: On the Seashore.”
Kojima went on to clarify that although the choice to not convey Mikkelsen’s character again will likely be disappointing for some, his absence is all the way down to narrative reasons- which, as Kojima says as effectively, is simple to know in case you’ve completed the primary sport.
“f you could have performed DS1 to the tip, you’ll perceive,” Kojima wrote. “Cliff is a personality who performed a vital and particular function in Loss of life Stranding. Mads understood this and carried out it superbly. Mads’ Cliff will stay within the story of Loss of life Stranding and in your reminiscences eternally. It’s as a result of we care concerning the character of Cliff that he won’t seem in DS2. Please perceive.”
The upcoming sequel is ready to function a wholesome combine of recent and returning characters, based mostly on what we’ve seen of it thus far. The place the latter are involved, a residing puppet who strikes at half body price specifically has captured the fanbase’s hearts. Past that, Kojima says you’ll be able to anticipate a number of different characters that haven’t been revealed but.
Loss of life Stranding 2: On the Seashore is in improvement for PS5, and can launch in 2025.
If in case you have PLAYED DS1 to the tip, you’ll perceive. Cliff is a personality who performed a vital and particular function in Loss of life Stranding. Mads understood this and carried out it superbly. Mads’ Cliff will stay within the story of Loss of life Stranding and in your reminiscences eternally.… https://t.co/WzECINz6vR
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