Murray's announcement can be found in the Tweets embedded below.
I guess ten years, five games, and six job titles just wasn't enough. I'm excited to be rejoining many friends and former colleagues at @insomniacgames as a Principal Designer. That takes me to my seventh job title; now I just need to work some days and make some games, right? pic.twitter.com/gCK4z4OVUY— Drew Murray (@PlaidKnuckles) February 22, 2021
Of course, fans might want to temper their expectations. After all, Insomniac Games seems pretty busy at the moment! The developer is currently working on two games that we know of: Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart and Marvel's Spider-Man 2. PlayStation boss Jim Ryan recently reaffirmed his belief that Rift Apart and other major PS5 games will release this year. However, Marvel's Spider-Man 2 likely won't see release for quite some time. PlayStation 5 launched with Insomniac's Marvel's Spider-Man: Miles Morales and Marvel's Spider-Man: Remastered. While Sony and Insomniac have confirmed Marvel's Spider-Man 2, it has not been revealed in an official capacity.
However, with Murray back at the studio, it certainly seems more likely that Sunset Overdrive and Resistance could see new iterations. If fan demand is great enough, perhaps Sony and Insomniac could look into bringing both games back. Fans have never had a greater opportunity to make their voices heard, and both games clearly have a strong following. Following Murray's announcement, Xbox Pope shared an image of a custom Xbox Series X design based on Sunset Overdrive. Murray shared it with his followers, talking about how beautiful it is. A sequel would have to appear on PS5 as Sony now owns the rights, but it's clear the game is still on Murray's mind after all these years!
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