Bilson “not sure there’s room” for Space Marine sequel beside Dark Millennium

Friday, 14th October 2011 13:51 GMT By Johnny Cullen

Hoping for a Space Marine sequel there, soldier? It might be sounding glum, gringo.

THQ core boss Danny Bilson has cast doubt on any potential sequel for the game, which first launched last month, due to the release of MMO Dark Millennium Online.

But speaking with Joystiq, he said Space Marine’s currently performing well.

“It’s a really good game, it’s doing pretty well. In this world, honestly, you have to do exceptionally well to make any money, because the games are so expensive,” said Bilson.

However, he then added on any potential sequel and Dark Millennium: “We’ve already announced the Imperium in the MMO as a class you can play. And if you combine that it’s very active, as opposed to the more turn-based stuff. I’m not sure there’s room for Space Marine.”

But fret not: Bilson said that “there’s more stuff coming in the 40K universe, absolutely. We extended the deal for quite a while.”

The exec refers to the “multi-year” extension of THQ’s deal on the Warhammer 40k IP with Games Workshop back in April.



  1. viralshag

    Well that’s a shame to hear. What is this other “stuff”? I hope they at least finish up the story with some DLC then or something. It seems a complete waste to not follow up if you ask me.

    I’m still curious about DM and I look forward to seeing more info on it.

    #1 3 years ago
  2. Gheritt White

    Moar Eldar and Tao plz

    #2 3 years ago
  3. majicship

    Yes, shame about that. I really enjoyed it. But it was never going to be a ‘hit’. It’ll end up as one of those slow burners that people go to when they are sick of cover based shooters etc. I’d pre order a sequel now!

    #3 3 years ago

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