A phone number hidden in a recent The Callisto Protocol teaser has led to the discovery that something may be happening next week.
Twitterer Shinobi602 – a games industry brand manager – found themselves intrigued enough by the sci-fi horrors most recent promotional video that they texted the number that pops up in the latest trailer.
After texting the number, Shinobi received a mysterious video response. The secretive teaser flashes words like “secrets, answers, ARCAS, lies” and ends with a date: 29th September.
Here, check it out for yourself:
So I texted that number in the @CallistoTheGame promo a few days ago and I just got this text 👇
Lots of questions! Something happening next week 👀 pic.twitter.com/dYHf7AkdBT
— Shinobi602 (@shinobi602) September 23, 2022
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What does it mean? Well, thats hard to say right now. What does seem clear, however, is that well be getting more intel about The Callisto Protocol some time on Thursday next week. Watch this space, eh – literally…
“These might be new tricks – or maybe, new twists on old ones – but theres still that slightly old-school sense to The Callisto Protocol,” we said when we played a little of The Callisto Protocol at Gamescom.
“Part of it is the rollercoaster-like linearity, part of which, [creator Glen] Schofield says, is because I want to tell the story, and its hard to tell a story when youre going in all different directions and doing different things.”