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Dead Space 4 is not in development but the franchise remains "a brand that is close to EA's heart", EA has confirmed.

Speaking about the franchise during E3, EA Games executive VP Patrick Soderlund told Eurogamer that he "wouldn't say [the Dead Space franchise has been] cancelled at all."

He continued: "Dead Space remains a brand that is close to Electronic Arts' heart. It's been a great brand for us done by a very passionate team.

"Is that team working on a Dead Space game today? No they're not. They're working on something else very exciting. You have to think of it from that perspective. Is it better to put them on the fourth version of a game they've done three previous versions of before? Or is it better to put them on something new that they want to build, that they have passion for?"

The confirmation follows's report in March, which stated that EA had ceased development on Dead Space 4 and effectively axed the series following lower than expected sales of Dead Space 3.

At the time, EA COO Peter Moore claimed that the story had been fabricated, but in its most recent investor call the publisher confirmed that Dead Space 3 had failed to meet internal sales targets.

"Will there be another Dead Space game? Who knows?" Soderlund added. "Have we killed it? No, of course not. But right now that dev team is focused on something else that you and other gamers will be very happy with."

Source: Eurogamer

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GamesLover's Avatar


Yes unfortunately EA confirmed it, I played the 3 editions...
Posted 21:15 on 23 August 2014
Bloodstorm's Avatar


Ok, allow me to type this up, we at EA will sort you out.
Posted 16:29 on 21 August 2014
jamshed's Avatar


i really need to know about dead space 4
and i think Issac is alive
please work with dead space 4
Posted 08:46 on 21 August 2014
leonneel's Avatar


after platinuming all dead space games (on ps3) i have decided to pre-order dead space 4.
Posted 03:33 on 23 March 2014
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essex1212@ yackatow

Or you just play the DLC and it spells out a Dead Space 4.

Should have just left it with the Dead Space 3 ending.
Posted 10:49 on 24 February 2014
yackatow's Avatar


Well here's the thing guys. If you sit through the end credits, at the very end Isaac speaks. "Ellie?! Ellie...". So my assumption is that there is going to be some sort of play off of that. I hope there is at least.
Posted 22:11 on 23 February 2014
Churchboy's Avatar


I am a huge Dead Space fan and it would kill me to know that would be my last time playing as Isaac Clarke.
Posted 01:39 on 03 February 2014
schoolboy28674's Avatar


i am a dead space fan i have every thing i need to remember dead space and we need DEAD SPACE 4 please i don't also want Isaac Clarke dead.And i will never forget about dead space.
Posted 00:22 on 16 January 2014
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I may be a single person, but i've been a great fan of dead space.. i havn't disliked anything about it on any of the three out of all honesty, i've bought 3 dead space 1's dead space 2's and three dead space three's (for xbox and ps'3s, i would be enthralled if you made the fourth, it kills me every time i beat dead space three to have that cliffhanger message, it was like after halo 3 , what did it take 3-5 years for halo 4? all that time just bothered me to see if master chief lived, i would just be so glad to see the fourth dead space, along to i'm sure i'd enjoy this one just as much as i have all three.
Posted 08:04 on 08 December 2013
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Haha but no seriously, does every series NEED a freaking 4th game? I wish companies didn't squeeze all these franchises dry (Or at least take longer time to make them rather than pumping them out every year or every other year).
Posted 00:37 on 26 July 2013
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how come eventually every great franchise slips from what made it so great and if someone funded ds4 then they would probably make the same mistake the did with 3 or more so personally I think game franchise should stick to what the people liked in there previous game mass effect should be mass effect deadspace 3 should be deadspace 3 donet try to make deadspace 3 mass effect these game developers never learn!
Posted 23:48 on 25 July 2013
altaranga's Avatar


You guys must have LOVED writing this one up.

Kudos for not saying "Told you so!!"
Posted 13:03 on 17 June 2013


"We don't want to say we axed it because that would imply we don't believe in the IP any more, which we don't because it hasn't made us as much money, but if we say that those who haven't bought it definitely won't."

Not that i'm saying EA purely makes game series that are only money making monopolies....
Posted 09:57 on 17 June 2013

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