UPDATE: Scalebound Officially Cancelled

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Jan 9, 2017
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    Scalebound, the collaborative project between Platinum Games and Microsoft, has just been cancelled. The game was initially announced in 2014, and was supposed to release in Q4 2016. The game had recently been delayed to "2017", but it seems Microsoft decided to can the project. Apparently, work had ceased on the game sometime near the end of 2016. Platinum Games hasn't said anything on the matter at the time of writing.

    UPDATE: It looks like Microsoft is specifically targeting YouTube videos that contain Scalebound gameplay footage and removing them.

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    aww, this was one of the games I've been waiting for :sad:
     
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    Geee! I hadn't even heard about this game! So sad!
     
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    I'm sad.
     
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    RIP another possible reason to get a Xboner
     
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    this was one of the few games I was upset that I wouldnt get to play by choosing PS4. Oh well
     
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    aw i almost pre order the game :( maybe its time for me to sell my xbone and wait for scorpio maybe... so sad
     
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    not a good looking list
    How much longer till cuphead is cancelled too?
     
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    I honestly was looking forward to this game. good going microsoft. you dropped this good stuff in favor of that POS sea of theives.
     
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    I wonder why it was cancelled. Maybe Microsoft has the rights to it and Platinum prefers Japanese companies.
     
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    i don't even have an xbox one, but that won't stop me from being sad
     
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    Even though I don't and never will have an Xbone, this certainly was one of the exclusives that made me quite jealous. Looked pretty darn cool!
     
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    Damn, I was looking forward to this. Oh well.
     
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    That's a bit of a shame. Out of all the titles Microsoft is working on, Scalebound, State of Decay 2 and Halo Wars are the only ones I would pick up for the One. I could live without another Crackdown, and I've never even heard of Sea of Thieves before reading this post.
     
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    Damn, looked like such a fun game.
     
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    sea of thieves is being developed by rare and actually looks like it could be quite a gem. There's not much in the way of gameplay details out on it yet but what is out is interesting.
     
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    I just gave the concept art a quick look and I don't think it's down my alley, I'm afraid.
     
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    To each their own :)
     
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    Sad to lose a Platinum Games title, but the protagonist was ugly anyway.
     
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