Konami Updates Silent Hill Trademarks With VR Support

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Konami Silent Hill Trademarks VR Support
Konami Updates Silent Hill Trademarks With VR Support

Konami has recently updated their Silent Hill trademarks, this time also referencing a “virtual reality headset”. This isn’t exactly cause for excitement as Konami might simply be renewing the trademark to upkeep the IP, but the mention of VR support is certainly an interesting addition.

As spotted by Reddit user LongJonSilver, Konami has updated and filed their Silent Hill trademarks, this time adding “virtual reality headset” to its description. If a new Silent Hill is in development, there’s a possibility it might either have added VR support or be a full VR game entirely.

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This makes sense as Sony is currently pushing their next VR headset, the PlayStation VR 2. A new Silent Hill game with VR support similar to Resident Evil 7: Biohazard might be a big selling point for their new VR headset. That also raises an interesting observation. If this new game is in development, it might feature a first-person perspective, which isn’t unheard of in the Silent Hill franchise.

Rewinding back to 2015, Hideo Kojima and director Guillermo Del Toro released their acclaimed P.T. demo, which was a playable teaser for Silent Hills. The game was unceremoniously cancelled in 2016. However, it did feature a first-person perspective which would’ve made it ideal for a VR experience.

This isn’t to say that Silent Hills is back in development or revived, though Del Toro did drop a very bizarre hint at last year’s Game Awards that only fueled speculation that the duo were working on the franchise again in some way. Interestingly, a report from Gematsu last year suggested that Kojima Productions were quietly making a new Silent Hill game.

As with all reports and leaks, treat this with a grain of salt. There seems to be plenty of breadcrumbs leading to a new Silent Hill game in development, though the end result is what’s important.

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Source: Reddit (via Dualshockers)

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