Final yr, Microsoft introduced the closure of Lionhead, the studio liable for Fable. This meant that the destiny of future Fable video games was left in limbo. There’s nonetheless no concrete reply as to what’s going to occur with the sequence going ahead, however Xbox’s Shannon Loftis is hoping to see it come to fruition.
Loftis, the pinnacle of Xbox’s first-party publishing division, spoke to GameSpot throughout PAX Aus, explaining hers and Microsoft’s enthusiasm for the franchise. Loftis initially moved to England to help with the group on Fable II initially, and acknowledged that Microsoft “loves” the IP.
“I can’t discuss proper now about whether or not we’re doing something with it or not, but when I ever get the prospect to return to Albion…” she mentioned in the course of the GameSpot interview. The potential appears to be there if Loftis has something to say about Fable coming again in any approach. She prompt that her group sometimes receives as much as 400 pitches for brand new video games as a yr, however didn’t say particularly whether or not or not there had been any for Fable up to now.
So there’s nothing to nail down simply but, however Loftis’s enthusiasm for the franchise particularly looks like an excellent signal for extra Fable sooner or later, even when it implies that we now have to attend some time to see it occur. That would definitely please followers in a giant approach.