In addition to the sequel, Level 5 and publisher Sony Computer Entertainment announced a second major update for the original White Knight Chronicles. Titled 2nd Wave, this new update will allow the player to freely create a world complete with NPCs and fields for him or herself. 2nd Wave will also introduce new parts/items that can be purchased. This new offer is geared towards players who would like to create a unique-looking character. Those who want to change the appearance of their existing avatar will be able to do so at a charge in the near future as well. Furthermore, the developers are working on increasing the number of accessories and improving the skill balance.