Team Ninja Has No Plans For A New Ninja Gaiden, But Would Love To See It Return To Xbox

Team Ninja has delivered some sad news for Xbox fans, as it's confirmed there are currently no plans for a Ninja Gaiden sequel, nor is the Nioh series in the pipeline to arrive on Xbox, at least anytime soon.

In a recent interview with VGC, series director Fumihiko Yasuda was quizzed on the possibility of a new Ninja Gaiden game in the future, but stated that there are "no plans currently". Despite the bad news, Yasuda added that he has "always wanted to make a new instalment in the series" - so there is that.

Since the spin-off Yaiba: Ninja Gaiden Z, recent titles from the developer on Xbox systems have been scarce. It has instead been working on the Nioh series for PlayStation and other side games such as Marvel Ultimate Alliance 3 on Nintendo Switch. Yasuda also added that there are no plans to bring the Nioh series to Xbox, despite its upcoming PC launch, but he would "definitely" like to see a new Ninja Gaiden on Xbox:

“There are no current plans for the Nioh series to be on Xbox consoles at this point, but of course the Ninja Gaiden series has had a long history on Microsoft‘s consoles,” he said. “So if there was to be a new title in the Ninja Gaiden series in the future, we’d definitely like that to be on Xbox consoles.”

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