The animation was produced by Mainframe, who created the animated film, and the credits indicate that the feature was produced in 2019. But PlayStation has confirmed to IGN that Life of Pie is unrelated to the upcoming PS5 game. and not to the cannon.“Ratchet & Clank: Life of Pie is a special, independently licensed animation created and distributed by Mainframe Studios,” said a spokesperson for PlayStation. “The show is unrelated to the upcoming Ratchet & Clank game for PlayStation 5 and is not the official canon of the franchise video game narrative.”
Mainframe Studios is the same production company that created Ratchet & Clank: The Movie, which itself was a tie-in to the PlayStation 4 game Ratchet & Clank (which is fantastic, according to IGN’s opinion).
The the movie itself doesn’t quite reach the heights game, but if you enjoyed it, now there’s another mini-feature available on Crave for your viewing pleasure.
Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart Key Art, Box Art, Pre-Order Bonus, Digital Editions
But if you’re excited about Ratchet & Clank’s PS5 release, then unfortunately Life of Pie won’t have any secret Easter Eggs for you. however, Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart Coming Soon June 11, 2021. And no, we still don’t know the name of the mysterious new Lombax.
Matt TM Kim is editor-in-chief of IGN.