The Deus Ex franchise has been “placed on hiatus” according to a recent report by Eurogamer.
It seems Square Enix made the decision to halt the franchise in response to poor sales of Deus Ex: Mankind Divided, which launched to relatively positive reception last year.
Mankind Divided concludes with a number of unanswered plot threads, many of which remain a mystery with the release of upcoming DLC. It’s unlikely fans will see some resolution anytime soon.
“Deus Ex: Mankind Divided could – and should – have been amazing. All the ingredients were there: an intriguing premise, engaging and mature narrative themes, solid gameplay foundations and a beautiful look. However, the rushed plot, nonsensical conclusion, under-developed characters and continued shortcomings in combat mean this is a title which fails to live up to its potential.”
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