Sony successfully patents ‘Death Stranding’-style environment changes

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Sony and Hideo Kojima may have big plans for ‘Death Stranding’

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Sony is equally granted patent for player-influenced gaming environment death stranding, suggesting that the studio and Hideo Kojima have more plans for the universe – perhaps in line with the long-rumored Death Stranding 2.

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NS Patent, presented in 2019 by Sony Interactive Entertainment, provided yesterday (December 7) It credits Hideo Kojima as the inventor, and the patent’s summary describes the invention as “the terrain radar and gradual construction of a route in the virtual environment of a video game”.

Going into more detail, the summary describes it as “a method of influencing the gaming world of video games” and a way for online players to influence the terrain of single-player worlds, which are localized ( Single-player ) versions of the game via the “Cloud Gaming System”.

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Death Stranding Director’s Cut. credit: Kojima Productions

“Method [includes] Determining whether the first path is crossed one or more times by one or more characters,” and explains that it then changes to “the first path is crossed by one or more characters multiple times based on the first path being crossed by “

These “characters” refer to other online players, as the filing describes “first path cross-pollination” followed by “improving the multiplicity of virtual environments”.

In addition, the patent describes routes that are physically detailed based on how many players have walked along it – an existing feature. death stranding,

Death Stranding Director's Cut
Death Stranding Director’s Cut. credit: Kojima Productions

Overall, it all sounds very similar – if not identical – to how players might affect the environments of others. death stranding, In Kojima’s last game, players could build bridges, walk paths, and drop off other useful supplies, despite being in different single-player worlds.

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Again, the evidence presented with the patent – including screen shots of player-created bridges and climbing ropes – includes gameplay features that sound similar. death stranding,

Locking down these features with a patent suggests Hideo Kojima and Sony may have more plans for the world death stranding, and maybe working temporarily on a Death Stranding 2, Even Norman Reedus thinks a sequel is in the works, as he shared earlier in the year Death Stranding 2 Was in the “negotiating phase”.

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