Microsoft Will Not be Buying Silent Hill(s) From Konami

Phil Spencer denies the rumors that Microsoft will be buying Konami’s Silent Hill franchise.

[dropcap size=small]I[/dropcap]has been a while since we have heard any new news about Konami’s Silent Hill, which was reported to be eighty percent done when the project was dropped. The game had a release date for March of 2016 and it was to be released on Xbox One exclusively. However, a rumor surfaced several days ago about Microsoft potentially buying the Silent Hills franchise from Konami for billions of dollars.

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Unfortunately for all of you Silent Hill fans, the rumor is not true. A man by the name of Ian Manor tweeted, “Really hope the P.T. / #SilentHills rumor is true. The world needs that game. Please @Xbox @XboxP3”.

Phil Spencer, who is head of Microsoft’s Xbox division and Microsoft Studios, respond to this tweet saying, “Sorry, this isn’t true. Not sure where the rumor started but I don’t want to mislead anyone.”

To be fair, the rumor seemed far-fetched to begin with. The rumor claimed that Microsoft was in the works to purchase the rights to Silent Hill for billions of dollars. The Silent Hill franchise is a very popular and successful franchise, but it isn’t that successful that Microsoft would spend billions of dollars to publish the game under their own name.

The last time Microsoft spent a billion dollars, it was because they bought the incredibly popular and immensely successful game Minecraft last year. Maybe fans of the franchise could start a kickstarter campaign to get the game released?

For now Silent Hills is just a game that was meant to be made, but probably will never be completed.

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