Lionhead Studios had pitched a mature-rated Fable 4 project set in an industrial-age to be developed using Unreal Engine 4. But it was rejected by Microsoft which had switched the IP over to a “games as a service model.”
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Fable Legends developer Lionhead Studios may be making its first Xbox One title right now, but it seems to be on a recruitment drive for something new. Normally we’d assume the project to be Legends, but it’s been mentioned alongside an unannounced title. Mysterious.
Microsoft has said to be revealing a new unannounced Xbox One title at gamescom this month. Stop the bus! It’s a shocker!
Fable 4 could actually be a thing, following a series of new job adverts from Lionhead Studios. One particular post calls on Unreal Engine experts with experience in “re-imagining existing franchises”.
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