Take-Two Interactive is planning to release an unannounced game from “one of 2K’s biggest franchises” before April 2019, the company has announced.
Strauss Zelnick, CEO of Take-Two – which owns both 2K Games and Rockstar Games – announced in the companies earnings report their plans for the next financial year alongside the much-anticipated Red Dead Redemption 2.
“Looking ahead, we expect fiscal 2019 to be a record year for Net Bookings and net cash provided by operating activities led by the upcoming launches of Rockstar Games’ Red Dead Redemption 2 and a highly anticipated new title from one of 2K’s biggest franchises.”
It is thought that the most likely franchises from 2K Games to see a new game release at the moment are Borderlands and BioShock.
The last major Borderlands title came in 2014 with the release of Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel!, while it was over five years ago since Borderlands 2 was released from developers Gearbox.
The BioShock franchise has seen three major games and no spin-offs, with BioShock Infinite in March 2013 being the last time 2K Games published a game for the series. The series was originally developed by Irrational Games, now known as Ghost Story Games, and designed by Ken Levine.
However, shortly after the release of BioShock Infinite that it would be his and the developers final BioShock game. Any new games in the franchise will most likely come from 2K Marin.