Kojima’s much-anticipated Death Stranding has managed to remain a pretty big mystery. However, actor Mads Mikkelsen has revealed that the game “needs collaboration from different people from different parts of the world.”This comment was made by the actor at the Cannes Film Festival during an interview with Total Film Magazine. Mikkelsen’s comments come after reports that Norman Reedus claimed the game would include “elements of social media”.
Of course, using elements of social media would be the perfect way to unite players by possibly connecting player choices or encouraging common goals. Details have yet to surface about how these elements will be worked into the final game, so it is hard to say how players may be working together or why.
Player cooperation is nothing new to fans of Kojima’s games. Metal Gear Solid V featured a secret ending that would only trigger if every player disarmed their nukes. The secret ending of course was meant to make a statement and be a seemingly impossible task for players to achieve together.
The interview with Mikkelsen revealed details of the process that Mikkelsen went through when working on motion capture for the upcoming game. During the interview, Mikkelsen recounted how unusual the process was, but how amazing Kojima’s vision for the project is.
“It’s been a little surreal, because obviously there’s nothing. We do everything. It’s mo-cap. But the storyboard is so immaculate,” Mikkelsen said, “He (Kojima) tries to explain it again and again and again, and I thought I had it, but then this happens and I’ve lost it again. It’s too complicated. It’s too crazy. It’s too beautiful.”
So it seems that this game is destined to remain a mystery until its eventual release. However, we will continue to bring you any more news that surfaces about the game in hopes of getting a glimpse at what this crazy vision of Kojima’s possibly entails.