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The Getaway
Developer(s) Team Soho
SCE London Studio
Publisher(s) Sony Computer Entertainment Europe
Designer(s) Katie Ellwood (Writer)[1]
Steven Kent (Vehicle Artist)[2]
Series The Getaway
Platform(s) PlayStation 3
Release date(s) "On Hold"[3]
Genre(s) Third-person shooter
Mode(s) Single-player
Media Blu-ray Disc
Input methods Gamepad

The Getaway (also referred to as The Getaway 3, Getaway or Getaway PS3) is the third instalment of Sony's "The Getaway" series, and is set for release exclusively for the PlayStation 3 console. The title was reported as cancelled on 4 June. 2008 along with Eight Days.[4] In October 2009 the games were reported as not being cancelled but "on hold".[3]

Background

A technical demo featuring Piccadilly Circus was demonstrated in May 2005 at E3, but this was not directly from the game.[5] It was confirmed that the game would again be set in London but rumours had been circulating that the game could also feature Amsterdam, which was later confirmed by a video shown at the E3 convention in 2006. One other unconfirmed city was Birmingham.

Information regarding The Getaway was released on 7 March, 2008 by screenplay writer Katie Ellwood, who affirmed the action title was still in the works. No estimated release date was given, however, Ellwood did say that Sony executives were making deals with film companies about the possibility of a future film adaptation of The Getaway 3.

On 4 June 2008 The Getaway 3 was reported to have been cancelled,[4]however in October 2009, The Getaway 3, along with Eight Days, were reported as being "on hold".[3]

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