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Rumor Silent Hill PS5 Reboot to be Revealed by Sony Next Month, Insider Claims

sonomamashine

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Against the assault of laughter


Sony will be announcing the long-rumored Silent Hill PS5 reboot next month if an industry insider is to be believed.

Over the past few months, there have been various rumors going around about Sony working on a new Silent Hill installment. Konami recently debunked these rumors, but several sources have claimed that a Silent Hill soft-reboot is still happening. As covered earlier this month, reputable horror insider Dusk Golem wrote a lengthy post about the rumored new Silent Hill, which is said to be revealed later this year.

“To the talk about a remake or new entry and such, I've heard from pretty much every person who may have knowledge on the title that this is a soft reboot, which as many say lot of the series is anyways but they're going a bit further with it this time”, Dusk Golem wrote in a follow-up post. “At the moment in development they're thinking of just calling the game, "Silent Hill", it won't have any numbers or anything and be made so it can easily be a person's first entry in the series."

Another insider is now backing up Dusk Golem’s claims and says that the Silent Hill PS5 reboot will actually be revealed next month. In some posts on the ResetEra forums, proclaimed insider KatharsisT cryptically teased the upcoming reveal.

“It's too calm here. It won't last long”, KatharsisT wrote in the thread about Sony’s Japan Studio rebooting the Silent Hill franchise.

In a follow-up post, the insider wrote the following line – “MAYbe”, hinting at a reveal in May.

When asked about the legitimacy of the insider’s claims, KatharsisT said he/she can be sacrificed if the Silent Hill PS5 doesn’t turn out to be true.

Of course, the Silent Hill soft-reboot from Sony is still a rumor for now so take the information above with a fair pinch of salt for now. Over the past few months, however, several sources have reported on a new Silent Hill installment, and hopefully, these claims will prove to be true.

 

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Aahh! My head is spinning... :messenger_dizzy:

One day they say it's coming, the next day no it's not coming. Then again yes... but no... yes... no... yes and no
 

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Wasn't the "debunking" specifically to do with the ip being sold? And iirc the response was from Konami US, there has been no comment out of Konami Japan.
 
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what a timeline this is if this ends up being real and as good as the RE remakes
 

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How legit is this insider? Hope it's true but am expecting nothing. 90% of the time it's nothing. No one should give Dusk Golem or this other fella attention ever again if so.
 
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KiNeMz

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Konami has the right and the chance to come back. It's possible

With all the remakes making headlines it's seems non sensicle
 

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There are two things I like about this thread : Kylie Minogue and Silent Hill ! :messenger_smiling_hearts:
(Indie Kylie is better, "Impossible Princess" is her best album)

As for this rumor, well, the insiders are certainly getting more or more insistent lately, so it's getting pretty exciting. But boy oh boy will I be pissed if it's another nothinburger !

Just announce it, for christ's sake, Konami ! This reboot, I just can't get it outta my head, you know that ? (get it ;-) ?)
 
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Every time a thread like this is made I lose my shit.

Then it turns out to be debunked.

All I want from a new Silent Hill is the OG Team Silent working on it, or bring back the Kojima/Del Toro dream team.

I'm a massive fan and have been badly burnt by all the trash third party attempts at the series that I try not to let myself get too excited over it. Downpour was a decent attempt, but that's about it.

Besides doesn't Konami still own the IP? I really can't imagine them letting Sony take charge of it considering they are currently bastardizing it out as Pachinko machines...

Still, a man can dream. If its true and a PS5 exclusive and it's done right, that will be a system seller for me right there.
 
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Now there's your problem.
It's just weird though.

They own the IP, so why would they say it's not true?
I don't necessarily think the rumors are false.

Actually, I hope it's true and that Kojima will produce it after all.
 
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It's just weird though.

They own the IP, so why would they say it's not true?
I don't necessarily think the rumors are false.

Actually, I hope it's true and that Kojima will produce it after all.
There were 2 rumors out at the time, with a third after the initial denial. They were never specific on what they were denying, but it’s safe to assume they were denying being bought by Sony (and Microsoft).
 

Nickolaidas

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I wonder if it'll be 1st person to capitalize on the positive reception PT got, or it'll be 3rd person to be more traditional like the older games.
 
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MiguelItUp

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I'm so excited. 😭😭😭

To those saying they thought it was debunked, I'm sure that was Konami's attempt at damage control, lol. Nice try guys.

If for some reason this DOES end up all being fake I'll rage so hard, lmao. I don't need to be teased about my Silent Hill love. :(
 
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I really hope it happens. The game looked amazing on ps4, if true i am going to be super excited and with a big smile at the announcement. Tempest engine will be awesome. I read somewhere that Pyramid head will be no more, if they kill it i hope it is in the game or a cutscene when this happens. It would be sad if Ph just is no kore. We will see.
 
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Its odd to me the way Konami are just letting their big franchises idle.

Silent Hill is kinda damaged as a brand at this point thanks to years of hit and miss outsourced projects, so I'm not sure what exactly they are protecting by not licensing it out.

Metal Gear is in better shape, but its so associated with Kojima again I'm wondering why they wouldn't license that out.

The alternative situation I guess is what's happened with Castlevania, where Iga simply made a new installment in all but name...

Its just bad business to leave all this money on the table.
 
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Will believe it when I see it. Dusk Golem does seem to have inside information at times even though it's mostly for the RE series. Have no clue who that other "insider" is.