Among Us developer has canceled a sequel to focus on the original game

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Innersloth, developers of the cult hit Among Us, have today announced that they have canceled work on a potential sequel to focus on the original game.

In a blog post on the storefront, Innersloth writes that "we have decided to cancel Among Us 2 and instead put all our focus into improving Among Us 1." The blog post goes on to say that "all of the content we had planned for Among Us 2 will instead go into Among Us 1."

Outside of the announcement of the cancelled sequel, Innersloth also has some updates to give on the future of Among Us. "Forte is still working very hard to figure out our server issues," the post reads. "We don’t have an ETA but things should hopefully be getting better and better. This is taking up all development time on his end."

Additionally, Innersloth reveals that colorblind support and a friends system will be making their way to Among Us at some point in the future. Finally, a brand new stage will be added to the game, and although the developer has only just begun designing this new stage, it already has a theme: Henry Strickman. 

Among Us actually first released all the way back in 2018. It's become something of a cult hit these past few months though, as Twitch and YouTube creators around the world have taken note of the multiplayer betrayal game. Perhaps Among Us is the latest lockdown trend to take off while we're all stuck at home.

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Hirun Cryer

Hirun Cryer is a freelance reporter and writer with Gamesradar+ based out of U.K. After earning a degree in American History specializing in journalism, cinema, literature, and history, he stepped into the games writing world, with a focus on shooters, indie games, and RPGs, and has since been the recipient of the MCV 30 Under 30 award for 2021. In his spare time he freelances with other outlets around the industry, practices Japanese, and enjoys contemporary manga and anime.