He is working on 2 projects, one for consoles.
Yes, i assume it will be on PS4, Switch and xbox
I'll say Switch, PS4, and PC you meant
The article suggest that Hironobu Sakaguchi is retweeting Xbox stuff, and also had a strong relationship with MS making both Blue Dragon and then Lost Odyssey, so it might be an Xbox exclusive. Perhaps that was what Phil Spencer was checking on his trip to Japan recently.
@ Donthate It does not mean exclusvity whatsoever, twitting Xbox stuff means possible Xbox port of a game.
I only doubt exclusivity because didn't both those games sell under 1 million with a bigger install base?
I'm hoping it's Xbox and PS tbh. I'd much rather it caters to higher end graphics than Switch.
it has a possibility to be Xbox exclusive ...considering as mentioned above the partership with MS and Xbox;s need of a Japan AAA hit title
I wouldn't mind it being Xbox exclusive honestly. I feel Microsoft has a working relationship with Sakaguchi and they could really use his help. I think Sony has gotten a great amount of support as is and they can definitely afford to let one slide. While I am pro PlayStation, I do own an Xbox One and wouldn't mind another reason to invest in it again. I know how I am; if his game is on PS4, I'd buy it there. So if it's an Xbox exclusive, that forces some restraint on my end. That said, I'm confident this game will at the very least be available for Xbox One. I can't imagine it not being.
Probably mobile again
Dunno about that for some reason Mistwalker never release game for PS platform since its founding, unless bad blood betwen Sakaguchi and Sony have disapear we will never see mistwalker game on PS platform, well maybe it's their first games on PS console who knows but chance are slim this game will appear on PS4.
We'll have to wait and see, but Phil's trip to Japan wasn't for nothing, and Sakaguchi did make A few 360 exclusives, so there's circumstancial evidence to suggest that Dont Hate has the right idea with suggesting Xbox exclusivity. Personally, I'd bank on multiplat before exclusive to Xbox but you never know!
haha I see what you did there XiNatsuDragnel But you will probabaly be correct in the end the way things are going. Which ever system it is on if it is like, I dont know Blue dragon, Final Fantasy 1 thought 9 or Lost odyssey. I'm in and pre buying! No matter which system even if it is PC or tablet!
Remember the FFVII remake reveal? Then they killed the joy by making a announcement it may have a change in the game play. And allowing people to think it may be a hack and slash. Then announcing it may be in episodes. What if the FOUNDER of Final fantasy just took over Squares lunch money and have been working on it for awhile! And was wanting to make sure it would be ready for the market BEFORE Square could respond. That would be awesome No matter which platform if it is a spiritual successor to final fantasies I'm in. Yeah I would like it to be on a 4k box. Yeah I would like it to be portable like Switch. Yeah I would put up with it being on a 9 inch tablet. Point is if it is what we have been asking for I'm getting it on what ever it is available on!
All these people awesome Mist walker and Sony has some hate between them because Mist walker has not released games for Sony. That is not the reason no games on Sony platform yet! The first TWO Mist walker games was Financed by Microsoft! Mist walker is fully independent. But the games where exclusive to Microsoft. Back then (360 days) Microsoft said the founder wanted to be independent and make the kind of games he wanted to continue making(lost Odyssey and blue dragon), except for his own studio since Square was going another direction . So Microsoft financed those two games but he kept his independence. This is why Mist walker was able to make games for cell phone/tablet instead of xbox.
@donthate, no such thing as xbox exclusive
Sooo hyped. We're seriously overdue for this. I hope he takes his time and gives us another masterpiece. I miss Squaresoft, I wish they'd just take Sakaguchi back as Exec Producer and give him full reign over everything.
It's time. Just hope it's for PS4 as well.
Hhmm.. I hope he does a Lost Odyssey 2. I'd be more hyped for that. This little bit of info is interesting as well. "At the moment no platforms are known about what is to come, but many people expect this new title to see the light on Xbox One, in fact, recently has seen Sakaguchi support Xbox events via RT in social networks." Hironobu Sakaguchi has been on involved with XBox social events? Interesting.... I wonder if Phil has spoken to him when he was in Japan? I'll have to try Terra Battle. https://en.wikipedia.org/wi...
XiNatsuDragnel, Microsoft need JRPG games on the catalog. Sakaguchis is a great partner, maybe...
Yep if he'll really able to do that most likely since the fanbase sadly is about dudebros in my opinion He just won't do it.
Agreed. Lost Odyssey would have sold like crazy on PS3.
@NapaimSanctuary Imagine...we could have been waiting for a Lost Odyssey 3 announcement by now.
Both of those games would have sold very well on ps3
Dudebros? Were you frozen in 2010 and just wake up?
The Last Story HD Switch port, and then turn the TLS into a regular series.
Irony would have to be removed from the dictionary if Sakaguchi built The Last Story to compete with Final Fantasy as a series.
Now YOU have touched on the TRUE bad blood. It is NOT between Mist walker and Sony it is between Mist walker (founder) and his FORMER employer who would not let him make the kind of games that made them big and famous. They (Square enix) thought they could force people to like action RPG's and save up to 75% development cost by cutting staff in half and development time down from 5-6 years to 2-3 years. If you like Turn based jrpg's this guy is a hero. I think this guy wants to take Square enix's lunch money! He was right after 15 years of square trying to switch people over to action rpg's the best they could do was sell near 6 million FFXV. I have to admit that in 2014 square did fire their president and promissed to return to there root and FInal Fantasy VII remake is in development. But we are not sure what kind of rpg it will be though.
Mistwalker needs to put a game out on PS4 for once
Yeah he only had beef with Ken Kutaragi but he's long gone
He didn't dislike Sony or Ken. His first two games was FINANCED and signed by Microsoft for xbox360!!! He did have a beef with his Former employer Square which is why he left them. They wanted to FORCE him to make only ACTION rpg's. Which is the opposite of the Final fantasy series (at that time).
Urm...yes he did https://www.engadget.com/20... ""The machine's architecture is tricky, and I don't like Ken Kutaragi"
I would like that and in my opinion it is the sensible business move to do. However, there's a lot of what if's. Microsoft may have gotten his game as an exclusive, because he made Lost Odyssey for xbox only and Msoft may have opened their checkbook for it. Which I think if Microsoft hasn't done this and shows nothing at E3 as far as decent exclusive jrpg's for the system I question the point of Phil's visit to Japan. Also, there is the point that Sakaguchi isn't a fan of Sony as pointed out by foxtrot.
I would love Namco to make a sequel to Breakdown exclusively for XBox One/Scorpio. The game was exclusive on OG XBox.
If it's for all consoles then I'd still have an ultra thin bit of hope deep down it could be Lost Odyssey 2 (I know silly but let me dream) you know for obvious reasons but if it's the start of a new JRPG series then I'd be fine with that, hopefully a new series which will beat Final Fantasy at it's own game forcing Square to pull their finger out. That's why Square is in a dream with main FF titles these days because there's no direct competition, same goes for something else like The Sims with EA, without competition you just don't give a shit. An emotional, massive open world turn based JRPG game please with an awesome soundtrack and theme song (not a cover of an old already existing song COUGH COUGH FFXV COUGH) If it's just for the Xbox One then I'm sorry but fanboy shit aside you know it would be a retarded decision after last time...
I thought MS owned the Lost Odyssey IP. Could be wrong though.
they own both Lost Odyssey and Blue Dragon
The problem is Microsoft is damned if they do and damned if they don't. People want them to have a diverse lineup so now what? If they do partner with him at least now they have the PC to work alongside the Xbox and it could also be used to showcase Scorpio.
About time we hear something new from this guy. Enough with working on phone games, hope the ps4 is one of the consoles about time he also works on a playstation console.
He despised Ken so since he is now gone this might happen.
The funny thing is that Ken Kutaragi is a executive in both the Kadokawa and Rakuten groups that control most ios gaming in Japan. Hironobu just can not catch a break.
I hope it's not another Mobile let down. I would love a classic JRPG from his studio but I hope they don't make the mistake of another xbox exclusive.
Its a very high chance that this might be an Xbox and PC exclusive...Phil went to Japan last year and struck deals with multiple Japanese developers.
PlayStation is overdue for a Mistwalker game
Ive been saying MS and Sakaguchi hopefully cheffing something up. Lets see...
Maybe it will be the Final Final Fantasy. :)
isn't the console game a console version of Terra Battle which was said some time ago?
I want Lost Odyssey 2
I would sh!t my pants if LO2 is announced at E3. Would you like them to continue the last Story or start a new one just like the FF games?
Why not 1000 years later :)
Hironobu please dont waste a great rpg on an xbox console.
I'd love to see him make a game a sequel to The Last Story for Switch or Lost Odyseey sequel for Scorpio.
I hope we get the pleasure of his presence on the XBox conference stage at the E3. That would be HUGE.
Im excited to see more from him. I hope it gets exposure to all three consoles to raise the sales. Please make it happen!
About time that he is making another console game, can't wait for it, hope it is multiplatform. New IP would be awesome from him.
Can't wait! exclusive or not...I am excited Lost Odyssey 2 will be perfect tho :D
His next game needs to be on PS4 if it's going to be any kind of successful.
Really miss this guy's games. Here's hoping for this to be incredible! A Lost Odyssey 2 wouldn't be a bad thing, either.
If we get a spiritual Lost Odyssey successor I will buy the Scorpio day one out of love for the wonderful development decision MS made. Either way hoping to see a AAA JRPG.
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Good to see he's bringing his games to consoles and not mobile.
Since the article mentions xbox tweeting I'll asume that they maybe for xbox and pc games anywhere. But whatever it comes out for Ill get em. Im excited for any game done by Sakaguchi (that isnt a mobile)
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