The Shin Megami Tensei spin-off franchise, Character, turns 25 subsequent yr – and it appears Atlus has some large plans for the collection in 2021.
After being rewarded the Spouse Award for Character 5 Royal right through the PlayStation Awards 2020 Japan Asia awards that came about these days, the improvement studio at the back of the Character sport – the aptly named P Studio inside of Atlus – discussed that we’d simply listen extra information concerning the collection subsequent yr.
In a message to the awards staff, Character Crew manufacturer and director Kazuhisa Wada stated he mentions the next (by means of PersonaCentral):
“As subsequent yr is the twenty fifth anniversary of the Character collection, we’ve got many thrilling plans which we are hoping you are going to all revel in.”
(Video above courtesy of Character Central, too.)
It’s now not the primary time the staff has hinted at new initiatives arriving for the much-loved RPG collection. Again on the finish of 2019, the staff additionally discussed that they have been already planning to have a good time the twenty fifth anniversary.
So, if a brand new mainline sport does get introduced, we are hoping that implies there gained’t be an inordinately lengthy wait between divulge and liberate – which is one thing of a pattern for the collection at this level. It sort of feels like no matter challenge stays at the back of the curtain has been within the pipes for some time.
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Sega is aware of that the collection is vastly in style, even within the West; Character 5 Scramble: The Phantom Strikers bought 480,000 copies throughout Asia and Japan and the Character 4 Golden PC port bought over 500,000 copies in file time.
In the event you’re longing for extra Character content material within the period in-between, it’s closely implied that we’ll see Character 5 Scramble: The Phantom Strikers within the West by means of March 2021.
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