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The Nomad Soul, that’s why it’s canceled on PlayStation – Nerd4.life

During our visit to the studios Quantic DreamThe French development team for Multiplayer.it explained why there is a file playstation version From Omicron: The Bedouin Spirit (Known in Europe simply as nomadic soul) in the early 2000s, a few months after its release.

“The decision to cancel the PlayStation version of Omikron: The Nomad Soul was from publisher Eidos,” explains Ronan Marshalot, which makes the director of Quantic Dream. According to the director, [della versione PlayStation] It was very close to the arrival of the PlayStation 2, so it was no longer worth releasing a game on the first PlayStation. The reasons for cancellation were therefore commercial only, and were not a matter of technical limitations.”


Omikron: The Nomad Soul, David Bowie gave the features and voice to the character of Boz

Omikron: The Nomad Soul is the first game ever made by Quantic Dream, and is now a cult adventure, remembered largely for active participation by David Bowie, who composed part of the soundtrack and added his face and voice to the character of Boz. Quantic Dream was released around the same time as Shenmue, and was also one of the first attempts to build a fully explorable open world city in 3D, anticipating the release of GTA 3 two years ago. Released in 1999 on PC and one year later on Dreamcast, it was also announced for PlayStation, but a few months after release Eidos decided to cancel the project for reasons that remain unknown until today.

According to rumors at the time, the PlayStation version of Omikron: The Nomad Soul was not only active, but also 70% complete. “It was completely playable. We still have it business model“Marshalot confirmed before we handed over the case containing the CD that we show you in the following images.

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Little Tale: Marshallot was hired at Quantic Dream in 2000 to work on the sequel to Omikron: The Nomad Soul, a project that was advertised and never materialized. “I’m still waiting,” he said with a smile.

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