Five Nights at Freddy’s creator canceled the next game in the series right when he announced it
(Mirror Daily, United States) – Last year, Scott Cawthon, the creator of Five Nights at Freddy’s, released another game in the series called Sister Location. In case you were wondering if another title was going to come in the franchise, he offered an answer in a peculiar statement, where he revealed the cancellation of Five Nights at Freddy’s at the same time with the official announcement of the game.
Five Nights at Freddy’s creator says he’s facing too much pressure
This weekend, Cawthon posted an interesting message on Steam. At the beginning, he mentioned the existence of a new project in the series. Namely, he said that, last month, they had been offering some hints that a new game was in the making, and called it Five Nights at Freddy’s 6.
Immediately after capturing the fans’ attention and raising their expectations, he revealed this game would, in fact, not see the light of day. One reason might be the increasing expectations, which only get higher with each game and put a lot of pressure on him.
Therefore, he cannot keep up with this anymore. He won’t reveal any more details at the moment, and will abandon the work on Five Nights at Freddy’s 6. However, this doesn’t mean he would abandon the franchise completely. This is only a break.
Is this a publicity stunt or not?
This sounds quite serious, but will the game actually get canceled? Before, Cawthon had also claimed he would stop working on another title in the series, and the game came out anyway. For instance, two years ago, he claimed FNaF 3 had been leaked, and would no longer be released.
However, this was only a joke, and the so-called leak only led to a different game produced by Cawthon. Therefore, many say this is a similar strategy to attract attention, and the sequel to Sister Location will be released. On the other hand, the series has extended quite a lot in time, and the latest games haven’t received the same good feedback as the original.
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