The evidence is starting to mount: Konami may be out of the big-budget game business for good.
First, it was previously revealed that Fox Engine Director Julien Merceron left the company .
Then, French publication Gameblog (as translated and confirmed by Eurogamer ) says Konami has no plans to release a new Metal Gear title after the acclaimed entry, The Phantom Pain , which launched on September 1.
Currently, the only major game in the publisher's hopper is the new Pro Evolution Soccer . Furthermore, Konami composer Rika Muranaka, who has worked on the Metal Gear Solid and Castlevania franchises, says on Twitter that she must also find new work:
Is this the end of Konami as we know it? Or is it merely a lull after releasing a super huge title like MGSV?