That's not a mistake you'd uncover at CD Projekt RED, hugely profitable makers of single-player games, most famously The Witcher series and the upcoming Cyberpunk 2077. And actually, if you look even slightly deeper you realise that not only is the world of single-player thriving, it's winning. 2018's Game Awards' Game of the Year was God Of War, a title that you can only play alone, despite being accompanied by 'boy'. The runner-up in most people's minds was Read Dead Redemption II, another lone wolf, albeit one that carries the promise of a persistent multiplayer world grafted on top of it.Read more: Single-player games aren't dying, they're ruling | Metro News
But that's the tip of the iceberg. If you examine PlayStation's dominance this generation, most will tell you it was driven by Sony's dedication to nurturing platform exclusives, almost all of which were single-player: The Last Of Us, Uncharted, Horizon Zero Dawn, and The Last Guardian are unarguable. You might quibble with the inclusion of Detroit: Become Human in that list, but it's a unique experience that has as many boosters as it does critics.