Death Stranding: Extended Edition seemingly getting announced soon

By Dom Peppiatt
4 March 2021 12:40 GMT

An industry insider claims that the rumored Death Stranding: Extended Edition is due to be announced soon.

For a little while now, there’s been consistent chatter about an updated, enhanced version of Death Stranding in the pipeline for both the PS5 and PS4 – and now a leaker has hinted that it may be closer than we previously thought.

ResetEra user Navtra mentioned the project back at the start of the year, and considering the user has a pretty solid history when it comes to Sony leaks, a lot of people took the claim seriously. Now, Navtra seems to be doubling down on the idea of a PS5 re-release of the Hideo Kojima game – the user clarified that they really do think the game is coming when quizzed about the rumoured edition.

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“Death Stranding: Extended edition coming to PS4 and PS5? Just want to confirm if what I got told is true,” asks DanteAlighieri – and Navtra replied with a ‘yup’.

“Even if there’s an upgrade path I think it will be paid since there’s new story content in this version” Navtra goes on to explain, reinforcing the idea that this will be a meaty expansion, not just a re-release with a bit of spit-and-polish.

Of course, at this point, this is all speculation and rumour – neither Kojima Productions nor Sony have mentioned any plans for a Death Stranding PS5 edition. Take what you’re reading here with a healthy dose of salt.

If you’re eager to read more about all things Hideo Kojima, you may be interested to learn that the outspoken game designer’s book is getting an English translation, and that he was reportedly working on an episodic horror game for Stadia before Google pulled the plug on the project last year.

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