Why Isn’t Bloodborne 2 A Thing Already?

Why has Sony not announced a follow up to one of its most beloved games of all time already?

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Bahamut302d ago

Maybe you should cool it on the THC

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Eonjay302d ago

I am absolutely sure this game was hinted at VGA.

doos_vd_kak302d ago (Edited 302d ago )

Shadows die twice hey? Not sure if that is a whole new ip with that very name, a bloodborne 2 teaser or a new tenchu teaser.

Shadows die twice could easily be a bloodborne 2 teaser, "twice" Implying a sequel (2) in addition the teaser itself had a lot of blood on that device, the biggest theme in bloodborne and looked somewhat like a weapon/device that fits the setting/time period of bloodborne... Eh but who knows

Obscure_Observer302d ago (Edited 302d ago )


"I am absolutely sure this game was hinted at VGA."

Not familiar with Tenchu series, are you?

Unfortunely, a Bloodborne sequel is pretty much unlikely in near future. Miyazaki is working on From Software´s new IPs, and Japan Studios did a poor job supporting Bloodborne. To this day they did not delivered a PS4 Pro enhanced patch and stop support this game in less than an year.

PhoenixUp303d ago (Edited 303d ago )

I’d also like another LittleBigPlanet game from Sony

“It’s as though the game didn’t do well, either”

The sentence doesn’t make grammatical sense. I think the author meant to say “It isn’t as though the game didn’t sell well,” especially since the author admits the game did sell well.

“its sales were well over 2 million units worldwide, which is a great result by any standard, and also squarely puts it over the sales of games like inFamous: Second Son, Killzone: Shadow Fall, Ratchet and Clank, and LittleBigPlanet 3.”

Also, according to these estimates

Killzone: Shadow Fall and inFamous: Second Son sold more than Bloodborne.

Sciurus_vulgaris303d ago

Vgchartz is known for being inaccurate..... Bloodborne doesn’t really need a sequel. The game ended in away that brought closure to the hunter’s story. I personally would like another Bloodborne, but the original developer has stated they’re moving away from souls-type games.

CP_Company303d ago

stated that moving from Dark Souls games.

there is plenty of story to be told in Bloodborne. the Bloodborne 2 does not have to be a sequel.

Silly gameAr303d ago

Miyazaki said that he was finished with Dark Souls, never mentioned Bloodborne. Even if From didn't return to Bloodbourne 2, it was co-developed by Sony's Japan Studio, and from what I heard, they're the ones that came up with the concept of Bloodborne, but wanted to collab with From on the game.

So, I'm pretty sure even if From didn't return, a sequel could still come. I think all great games deserve a sequel, if there's an idea and demand for one, and Bloodborne is one of those games.

thatguyhayat303d ago

Well technically he said he had 2 playstation exclusive in the makes. A sequel to a game and brand new IP. Either bloodborne or demon souls

michellelynn0976302d ago

It is not just VG Chartz reporting these numbers.

Obscure_Observer302d ago


"Well technically he said he had 2 playstation exclusive in the makes. A sequel to a game and brand new IP. Either bloodborne or demon souls"

Where did you get this info from?

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Chevalier303d ago

VGChartz estimates are absolute garbage. They undertrack most PS4 exclusives.

Sony themselves confirmed by TGS in 2015 which is in September they sold 2 million copies. That's 2 million copies in 6 months. Unless you seriously believe that its sales dropped off a cliff and it ONLY did 950,000 since that sales milestone. Bloodborne continued to sell hot right through Christmas that year. Pretty sure it has sold much more than the 3 million VGchartz think it has.

Seraphim303d ago

even 3 million is a sizable number. Some games sell 500k or are lucky to hit 1 million. But there's no doubting that Bloodborne sold incredibly well and some can argue it wasn't a great game but it was.

Michiel1989302d ago

they dont count digital sales u dummy. Now we will all believe your underinformed opinion........

S2Killinit302d ago

its a fact that they undertrack them though.

PhoenixUp302d ago

@ Sci & Chev

VGC doesn’t account for digital sales

michellelynn0976302d ago

Bingo. Bloodborne probably sold over 2.5 to 3 million. Still very good.

Chevalier301d ago

That's true, but, my point is it was one of the top selling games that year and did 2 million in a short amount of time. My store still regularly stocks Bloodborne and at $19.99 we still sell copies regularly. Its been almost 3 years since it released. My store still stocks Bloodborne 3 years later whereas say Gears of War 4 we don't stock regularly any more and that came out only a year and a half ago.

PhoenixUp301d ago

The link didn’t say that Bloodborne didn’t sell well, it only showed that Killzone: Shadow Fall and inFamous: Second Son sold more. It’s commendable since all titles sold over 3 million

Gardenia302d ago

From Software is working on different games so one of them could be Bloodborne

SirBillyBones303d ago

Not every great game needs a sequel.

ziggurcat303d ago

No, but it would be nice to have a sequel to Bloodborne.