Square Enix bet on Nintendo Switch in 2018 with the launch of Octopath Traveler, a Japanese role-playing game that stood out for its particular artistic section: the mixture of sprites 2D with a three-dimensional world and modern visual effects. The title turned out to be a success all over the world and in Spain, it has been versioned in PC y Xbox One, has had a mobile prequel in Japan, and its visual style will be used in other games from the publisher. In its third anniversary, the publisher has left more clues that they work on a sequel.

Octopath Traveler was released on July 13, 2018 exclusively for Nintendo Switch. On Tuesday, July 13, the publisher published an art to celebrate the third anniversary accompanied by a message that, according to the translation of Nintendo EnthusiastIt goes like this: “Thank you all for your warm congratulations messages. The development team works hard so that we can get out in a new adventure with all of you!”.

That “new adventure” is that supposed sequel that has been talked about in recent years. Tomoya Asano de Square Enix he said in an interview with Famitsu (va RPG Site) on September 2018 where he assured that there would be no DLC for the game: “As for a sequel, we still cannot say anything concrete, but we just started talking about how it could be“.

The editor confirm en 2019, in the context of the announcement of Octopath Traveler: Champions of the Continent for mobile phones, who were working on a new game in the series for consoles: “For those who expect a new console game, we are also working on it, but it will take a little longer. Please enjoy the mobile game for now. “About that title an interview was published in October 2020 in the aforementioned Japanese magazine (translated by Siliconera) where it was mentioned: “The development of a Octopath Traveler for video game consoles it’s going to take a little longer“.

Square works on other games with aesthetics HD-2D

JRPG fans who like the aesthetic of the title at hand should take a look at Project Triangle Strategy, another Square Enix game for Switch that uses the “HD-2D” style of the signature; already Dragon Quest 3 HD-2D Remake, a revision of the classic role-playing game for the hybrid console. About Octopath Traveler, as well as on Switch is available on PC and Xbox One included in the subscription of Xbox Game Pass and in the digital stores of those platforms.




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