Wake Up! Sleeping Dogs Dev Working On F2P Title

Michael Dunaway
By Michael Dunaway, News Editor June 27, 2014
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Sleeping Dogs developer United Front Games is working on a free-to-play game, to be published by Nexon America and released in 2015.

That's about the sum total of what's known of the new game. United Front also worked on ModNation Racers and LittleBigPlanet Karting, and there's plenty of vehicle play in Sleeping Dogs, so could their F2P title also be heavily vehicle-based? An online kart-racing MMO, perhaps? We rather like the sound of that.

So, what do you think/hope the new game will be? Speculate away! (Or did you just click on this article because there's a picture of a cute doggy up there? D'awwwwww....)

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Michael Dunaway
Michael Dunaway, News Editor
Michael Dunaway has been part of the MMOBomb team for years and has covered practically every major Free-to-Play title since 2009.

Discussion (18)

Marvin 7 years ago
Nexon..one of the top hated gaming publishers.Seriously Devs in the long run It's better to just publish your own games,like Enmasse.

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Dat puppeh 7 years ago
I came here for that dog...

vixion 7 years ago
i'm hoping it will be something like apb but nexon always blocks their games to europe so stupid instead of investing in european servers

Eviil 7 years ago
Nexon isn't as bad compared to other companies. The lagging portion is done through hyper-v with their virtual environment SOMETIMES and i would of rather went VM sphere to manage the virtual environment. They're actually in the process of revamping part of their network infrastructure to accommodate reliability and stability over performance. 'Performance? what kind of performance impact?' I am talking about the kind of processing performance that manages all those read/write/transferred data, not your connection or theirs. Servers are always a monster when processing data.

The lag fest you guys are talking about isn't in Nexon itself, there is probably 75+ reasons why OUTSIDE of their company and i'm not going to go through them all. If you're a tech guy and disagree, you simply don't know your stuff.

Merkadis 7 years ago
Yup, if it's Nexon we can already forget about this game.
My only hope is that the devs will wake up fast and change publisher asap.

Benjamin 7 years ago
Nexon will just ruin your game....

Nathan 7 years ago
bahaha nexon? Bad-ass game with unbearable lag... this wont last long.

LucidPixel 7 years ago
I'm hoping for a Mario-Kart clone that's online. I'd play that all day.

extasist 7 years ago
loved that game, cant wait for sleeping dogs 2

Dog lover 7 years ago
Wake that ass up dog, It's play time.

exe 7 years ago
Published by nexon? oh oh, that doesn't sound good.

Marcus 7 years ago
Isn't it dirty bomb?

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wootz91 7 years ago
I don't know why but I had the most fun with Sleeping Dogs than with any other open world shooter ever, even more fun than any GTA.

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