We're getting a new Death Stranding video at E3 in June and creator Hideo Kojima is already teasing the fetus-fuelled game's inevitable star turn at the show.
Today, Kojima tweeted an image of what looks like moss-covered rocks and now everyone's digging into it on the hunt for clues.
"Decima×Kojima=DS" Kojima tweeted, alongside the image.
Decima refers to the game engine Kojima is using to build Death Stranding. (Decima is a proprietary game engine developed by Horizon: Zero Dawn developer Guerrilla Games.)
Some reckon Kojima, who is famous for his ridiculous teases and Easter eggs, has hidden something secret somewhere in this image. Here's one take: Snake from Metal Gear Solid is lying on the ground:
Sanke in stealth camo?????!!! Mgs0 confirmed! pic.twitter.com/70fITAMXqr— Dale Gribble (@RealDaleGribb) May 22, 2018
Here's another: a mystery face in the dark:
Found it! pic.twitter.com/6rdocibUrq— Mídia Sonysta (@midiasonysta) May 22, 2018
Someone else reckons they've spotted a Stormtrooper helmet:
Is it just me or is that a stormtrooper helmet? pic.twitter.com/lBJxtBJc2o— Manuel (@Msalz21) May 22, 2018
Of course, the image may simply be an extreme close-up of some dirt that's in death Stranding. Yep, let's go with that.
Death Stranding is still pegged as a PlayStation 4 game, by the way, which suggests it'll come out in the next year or two. The last time we saw footage was in December 2017. Then, it looked like this:
Answers on a postcard!