The recently announced reboot or reboot of Saints Row has not liked the entire community of fans of the saga. Presented during Gamescom’s Opening Night Live this August, the return of the popular Volition and Deep Silver series has received 39,563 “dislikes” in its official YouTube trailer; by 21,124 “likes”, a rare difference that reflects some unease at the new approach and tone of the license. The study will not change plans, Nevertheless.
Because despite having 50% of dislikes in the corresponding trailer of the official PlayStation YouTube channel and 54% of likes on Xbox, this lukewarm reception will not prevent the North American team from continuing with its creative vision of a title much changed compared to the saga of the past decade. The official Saints Row Twitter account has been very clear in response to a player pointing out this production as a “GTA clone.”
“We won’t back down with this game. We get it, it’s new and it’s a shocking reaction to a restart like no other, ”they said. The trailer shown is CGI, it did not show the gameplay of the title, with the doubts that this type of video communication can generate.
Volition Trust Saints Row Reboot; from MeriStation we have already seen it
“This full reboot is the most fun and exhilarating we’ve included in a Saints Row experience to date.”Said Jim Boone, Creative Director of Volition, on the occasion of the announcement. “The iconic new location provides many exciting opportunities to delight gamers, whether they are long-time fans of the series or launching into it for the first time.” Our trip to the fictional city of Santo Ileso will begin on February 25, 2022. It will be “the best and largest Saints Row playing field ever created,” they say.
From MeriStation we have been able to attend a presentation of this new installment of Saints Row. We tell you here our impressions of the new Volition, of which we highlight its great fun and the crazy bet. The study promises that “the best driving of the series” awaits us, very accessible to the controls in its third person shooter mechanics and with many possibilities. It will have cooperative to two.
Saints Row will go on sale next February 25, 2022 para PS4, PS5, Xbox One, Xbox Series y PC.