Might Guitar Hero Be Returning in 2022?

Will Guitar Hero be making a unprecedented return? This has been the speaking level for Activision CEO Bobby Kotick who says he beforehand had a “cool imaginative and prescient” for the sequence.

Utilizing a guitar-shaped recreation controller, players throughout the globe have been in a position to make their rock and roll desires come true by taking part in a few of their favorite songs.

The primary recreation of the sequence was launched again in 2005. which was a PlayStation 2 unique on the time, and the legacy has gone on proper up till 2015 and was the final time a brand new Guitar Hero recreation was launched.

Activision took over the publication of Guitar Hero in 2006 from RedOctane, who have been accountable for bringing out the primary recreation of the sequence, and took the duty for the massively in style recreation proper up till 2017.

Will Guitar Hero Be Coming Again in 2022?

Whereas Guitar Hero has been the discuss of the city just lately, sadly there aren’t any plans at the moment in place, that we’re conscious of, concerning a brand new Guitar Hero recreation this 12 months, or 2023 for that matter.

Kostick, who has come beneath intense scrutiny in latest months, spoke to VentureBeat (through VG247) about how plans have been within the works for a brand new Guitar Hero recreation beforehand, however Activision have been unable to fund “the sources for it.”

“Phil [Spencer] and I began riffing on issues for the long run,” he mentioned. “I needed to make a brand new Guitar Hero for some time, however I don’t need to add groups to do manufacturing and provide chain and QA for manufacturing. And the chip shortages are huge. We didn’t actually have the power to try this.

“I had a extremely cool imaginative and prescient for what the subsequent Guitar Hero could be, and realized we don’t have the sources to try this.”

(Credit score: GameSpot)

Due to Microsoft’s acquisition of Activision, which turned a variety of heads proper throughout the gaming neighborhood, the sources at their disposal are prone to be huge. 

This will likely open the door to a brand new Guitar Hero sooner or later, even with the potential for being appropriate with Digital Actuality (VR) gameplay, which might be one thing to behold.

Whereas we are able to dream in regards to the return of Guitar Hero, for now, there aren’t any plans in place for a brand new recreation to emerge anytime quickly.


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