Scalebound is an action RPG developed by Platinum Games with Bayonetta director Hideki Kamiya, and was planned to release on Xbox One and PC. The game piqued a huge hype among video game enthusiasts when it was first revealed to the public at E3 2014. However, there has been rumors about one of Platinum Games‘ upcoming action RPG to be cancelled.
Windows Central has confirmed the rumors, with a brief statement, that Scalebound will actually be cancelled.
“After careful deliberation, Microsoft Studios has come to the decision to end production for Scalebound. We’re working hard to deliver an amazing lineup of games to our fans this year, including Halo Wars 2, Crackdown 3, State of Decay 2, Sea of Thieves and other great experiences.”
Not only that, the official Twitter account of Scalebound, also confirmed the fact that the game is cancelled.
After careful deliberation, Microsoft Studios has come to the decision to end production for Scalebound. Read More: https://t.co/lTQD8PJ6GX
— Scalebound (@Scalebound) January 9, 2017
The CEO of Platinum Games also conveyed his message regarding this matter on the official blog.
We’re sorry to say that on January 9, 2017, Microsoft Studios announced the cancellation of Scalebound. We are very disappointed things ended up this way, especially since we know many of our fans were looking forward to this game as much as we were.
Going forward, we will strive to continue delivering high-quality games to you, starting with NieR: Automata in March, and including products like GRANBLUE FANTASY Project Re:Link and LOST ORDER in the future.
We will keep working hard to meet your expectations and we look forward to your continued support!
President and CEO
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