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Introducing PS4 Exclusive WiLD

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WiLD on PS4

Hello PlayStation.Blog! My name is Michel Ancel, you might know me best as the creator of the Rayman series, and Beyond Good & Evil for Ubisoft. Recently, I co-founded a new independent game studio in Montpellier, France along with a bunch of very talented guys and gals. We call ourselves Wild Sheep and together we are working on an exciting new game called… WiLD (working title).

When we started working on WiLD we wanted to make sure that we would have fun playing our own game even after months and months of development! This is the reason why the world of WiLD is the size of Europe, with dynamic weather and seasons, and filled with interactive opportunities that feel endless.

Every time you play you’ll discover new things, even in the same place as before. But… the best feature came from our prototyping phase when we started playing as wolves, horses, sheep and… even trout! So we decided that in WiLD every creature should be playable, even the giant and dangerous ones!

All these features combined, open so many new gameplay situations, especially when playing online. How you approach the game is up to you, what you do and even what you are – it’s all up to you.

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On the tech side, because WiLD is created exclusively for PlayStation 4, the game will use the full power of the console and all its crazy sharing capabilities.

It’s early days still, so that’s all we can tell you at the moment. We hope you like it, and we can’t wait to tell you more soon.


L’équipe est impatiente de vous faire decouvrir encore d’autres secrets de Wild!

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G-Force08 said:

August 12th, 5:19 pm

The game looks wild. ;)

Really looking forward to hearing more about it!

JoshenReborn said:

August 12th, 5:23 pm

I really like the idea of being able to play as anything I want, but I guess the key question I have is what’s this game about? Is it a survival sim? Is it quest based? Can I level up my trout? Does my trout have a unique branching skill tree? Do I compete with other players, or are we working together to create some kind of multi-species utopia contributing resources towards a greater good?

chev327flatout said:

August 12th, 5:26 pm

Seems like something Sony wanted to make to answer the Project Spark from MS. Now all they need to do is stop things like the new Tomb Raider from slipping away.

janusfilmsfan said:

August 12th, 5:27 pm

Game of the show.

juggalorider said:

August 12th, 5:30 pm

This sounds really fun, i dont speak French (its a usa website not France) so please translate or please use American English only

lisatsunami said:

August 12th, 5:31 pm

This looked amazing during the Gamescom presentation. Playing as any living creature is definitely a fresh twist. I am squeamish about animal killing games, though, and I’m thinking that will be a big part of this?

Skater_Ricky said:

August 12th, 5:32 pm

Game looks gorgeous. Look forward to finding out what there surviving for. I like the open world idea and the beauty that anything can be lurching nearby to scavenge your belongings, food, weapon’s. Hunting for food and making things to survive as well as making shelter to survive the WiLD and from the weather. Keep up the hard work. It will pay off. Beauty doesn’t happen over night.

Do we have a idea on a release window? Spring, Summer, Fall or Winter 2015? Either way it will be worth it.

Skater_Ricky said:

August 12th, 5:34 pm

“team is eager to make you even discover other secrets Wild !”

USRevenge2 said:

August 12th, 5:37 pm

I hope it’s like tokyo jungle but 3d honestly.

Souledge94 said:

August 12th, 5:37 pm

Im still confused about what this game is.

ossiecastro5 said:

August 12th, 5:37 pm

This game looks incredible. I’ll keep an eye out for this. Good luck.

memortally said:

August 12th, 5:39 pm

Congrats on your new studio Michel. I’m really happy to see something fresh from you. People like you should try new experience more often. You are pure genius and I am pretty sure Wild will be a hell of an experience for gamers.

Hopefully other amazing talented devs will follow and will try new things

(Kojima = MGS suckerpunch = infamous etc …)

HeavyToka said:

August 12th, 5:43 pm

The tree ladies nipple is poking out between the tree lol

subsamuel01 said:

August 12th, 5:49 pm

Man I want to play this game so bad, too bad it probably won’t be out for a while.

BeardyMcWhisker said:

August 12th, 5:49 pm

This sounds so bizarre and I CANT WAIT. Please don’t stop looking into my dreams and making video games out of them.

juggalorider said:

August 12th, 5:55 pm

@8 thanks

SporkimusPrime said:

August 12th, 6:33 pm

I don’t really understand what I watched on this reveal, but it made my pants extend just a tad….

DarkHoop said:

August 12th, 6:45 pm

This looks amazing!

MarkedByAshes said:

August 12th, 6:47 pm

I love Michael Ancel’s work and this more than makes up for Crystal Dynamics. Xbox One can have Tomb Raider!

Merci beaucoup Michael Ancel! Vos jeux sont super!

DarkStar83x said:

August 12th, 6:47 pm

Can’t wait!

SeanStrange said:

August 12th, 7:10 pm

Looks astonishing

Deadpoolian said:

August 12th, 7:22 pm

Probably the coolest announcement of the day for me! Huge open world where you can play as any living creature? Sign me up!

ivanhot9 said:

August 12th, 7:32 pm

This games looks amazing! cant wait for it.

mettreidici said:

August 12th, 7:37 pm

Et nous sommes impatients de jouer à ce titre ;)

Einhander138 said:

August 12th, 7:44 pm

As long as it’s not digital only, I’ll be happy.

T7L3RB said:

August 12th, 7:45 pm

Looks awesome! Big fan of Mr. Ancel’s work so I’ll definitely keep an eye on this.

Elvick_ said:

August 12th, 7:50 pm

Michel, you are great. I’m really looking forward to this game, it seems really awesome. And it looks beautiful!

Teflon02 said:

August 12th, 8:26 pm

what’s this games genre exactly, action, adventure, sandbox, hunter? Or maybe all lol?

Mando44646 said:

August 12th, 8:43 pm

This sounds really cool. Looking forward to it!

Mando44646 said:

August 12th, 8:43 pm

(Sounds a bit like a more open Tokyo Jungle as well)

gus_xl said:

August 12th, 8:59 pm

This game honestly looks too good to come out. I, in all reality, do not believe you.

( R.I.P. Last Guardian / PS Vita / etc.. )

The_4th_Hokage_X said:

August 12th, 9:07 pm

im actually kinda interested. i hope they add lions

BlaqMagiq24 said:

August 12th, 11:16 pm

This game was a HUGE surprise at E3!

Sonic-Boom said:

August 12th, 11:36 pm

@ #3 :
you do realize that microsoft is the one playing catch up to sony not the other way around .
how dare you compare this game to SPARK , spark is nothing more than an LBP rip off and fails at doing so ( subscriptions ).
really amazing game Sony thank you for giving us unique ideas .
btw i am buying tearaway unfolded on my ps4 for sure that game is a must along with lbp3 , and Rime .

loadstone007s said:

August 13th, 12:07 am

Amazing reveal! Can’t wait to play this game, looks INCREDIBLE!

D-Squad3 said:

August 13th, 1:58 am

Really excited to see more of this game. Gameplay PLEASE!

HazeBlaze said:

August 13th, 2:40 am

The reveal was truly incredible… one of the real highlights of the show for me. I’m looking forward to learning more and can’t wait to see what type of game experience you bring to the PS4!!!

westendmatt said:

August 13th, 4:31 am

It’s games like these that are keeping me excited for this gen. I can’t wait to dig into this! Show us more!


August 13th, 7:24 am

Ancel Delivers!

Figboy said:

August 13th, 7:46 am

You already had me at Michel Ancel (Beyond Good & Evil is one of my favorite games of all time), but then, when I heard about the concept, you had me looking for some carbonite I could freeze myself into and wake when the game is released. Very excited for this, and I wish you and your team the best in bringing this ambitious concept to life!

yentair said:

August 13th, 8:27 am

@13 – You are correct, that is a nipple, good eye! lol
I think we should all expect some nudity in the WiLD.
This game sounds interesting, I’ll keep an eye out for more details.
BTW, the new Rayman games are fantastic, even the ones on android. I drained my smartphone and Vita batteries many times, playing through them.

Welmosca said:

August 13th, 11:58 am

Oh man the trailer for this game was so great so promising…..what a shame that this is online only,all my excitement was dropped there….whats wrong with you people making online only games?…….a game isn’t a game without a SP option.Anyway plase consider the possibility.

Darkaxe72 said:

August 13th, 6:52 pm

I find it hilarious that the Writer managed to slip in a boob/nipple shot of the chick satyr in the tree stump. Way to proof your pics LOL

Einhander138 said:

August 14th, 1:17 am

Online only?

Ugh. Ew.


plaztiksyke said:

August 14th, 8:28 am

looks cool. is the main character male-only, or can choices be made to have a female/trans character?

loved BG&E on original Xbox, and the HD “remaster” on PS3 was pretty decent.

does this new studio mean the work on BG&E 2 is on hold? or is Michel still on that project on a consulting/producing capacity?

MakoSoul said:

August 14th, 9:30 am

This looks awesome, but please add dinosaurs.

MakoSoul said:

August 14th, 9:30 am

Seriously, DINOSAURS!

oo7PorscheMGS said:

August 15th, 4:13 pm

Ah, NOWONDER this game looks so FRESH, it’s made by the guy who created rayman and beyond good & evil! I will pay even closer attention to it now :) LOVE the look of it, can’t wait to see more of the gameplay.

Dragonsmana said:

August 15th, 10:22 pm

This looks great! I hope there is an offline option, as the text may imply!

Firehawk991 said:

August 21st, 12:46 pm

My favourite game on Gamescom. Incredible project. Already very excited for it.
Art looks amazing, love the fact that every animal will be playable.

Wild Sheep you are creating something that will be unforgettable.

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