1UP writes: "The Little Big Planet team addressed some of the biggest little issues facing the game in an interview with IGN, from copyright infringement to talk of a sequel. Despite reportedly slow sales, Media Molecule is optimistic about their numbers so far. "There's all these different reasons that you could be disappointed with the sales and look at it that way, or you can say we kept pace with the Fallouts, etc," said Media Molecule's Alex Evans. "Every other game that we were keeping pace with was a third or fourth iteration, and this is our first one." David Smith from MM said they'll be consistently releasing packs like the recent Metal Gear Solid themed, so "every few months this thing improves so it stays visible and people stay excited."
This led to the talk of a sequel, and in direct contrast to reports, the developer is shying away from a follow-up right now, at least publicly. "When I told people we're not going to do a sequel, they thought that we were lowering our support for it," said Evans. "A new way of answering that question is that we're putting all the creative ambition of a sequel in, but we might not end up calling it a sequel."