Microsoft renewed all the brands related with Lost Odyssey past September this year.
Very cool. Love the original, hopefully this means a sequel is coming.
I remember reading an article saying the creator of this game is developing a new game.
Cool. Hopefully its a sequel and not a new IP.
@Real I disagree. New IP or sequel is fine
You got disagrees but you're right https://n4g.com/news/222745... Don't know if this means that he is making Lost Odyssey 2 but whatever he's making, hopefully isn't a mobile game and is a proper JRPG.
Color me excited..
Hell yeah! Xbox is getting better and better! Good job Phil!
This is literally the last jrpg that I liked. I would get LO2 on PC.
This is exciting news, I enjoyed the first. Finished it for the first time on Xbox One via BC when it was on Games with Gold
Dude this is obviously what they will be having Ninja Theory working on...what a waste.
Huh? JRPG is not exactly up Ninja Theories alley... So what do you mean obviously?
Finally. The first one was amazing, the true Final Fantasy 13 of last gen Just a shame they did nothing with it sooner, I wish Hironobu Sakaguchi didn't have beef with Ken Kutaragi as being multiplatform might have gotten a sequel out earlier.
Wait, don't get ahead of yourself, companies renew their licenses when they are about to expire all the time. That's a long way from saying a new game is being made.
LET ME HOPE....IT'S CHRISTMAS XD
This is 100% true. Otherwise they lose full control of their own IP's. Even if you don't have plans to do anything with them, you would still want to have control.
@gamingunited "Wait, don't get ahead of yourself, companies renew their licenses when they are about to expire all the time." That´s true. Deep Down comes to mind. "That's a long way from saying a new game is being made." "A long way" is kind of a stretch. Sakaguchi has a great relationship with Microsoft and, expressed his desire for sequels for both Lost Odyssey and Blu Dragon. I trust Phil Spencer to make it happen.
@Obscure_Observer It's funny because the only people who bring up Deep Down anymore are Xbox fans. The thing is you xbox guys always talk big about Japanese games to further your console wars battles, but then when games come out you don't buy them. It's just talk like Nier when that was announced for xbox you guys were talking it up like crazy then no one bought it. The reality is xbox owners don't buy Japanese games. That's why this his new game won't be an xbox game, because xbox owners aren't really going to buy it, it's just talk. But how about if I just add this to my bookmarks hotbar and I'll bring this up when Sakaguchi announces his new game.
Final Fantasy 13 sucked so idk what youre getting at
That’s my point It sucked and Lost Odyssey filled that role
"Lost Odyssey filled that role." Given that few played it, that overall it failed to have any real impact except for being on the Xbox, no it didn't. More to the point, not really knowing what MS plans are regarding game development while not giving up on the idea of GaaS, would not expect this to be a 100% good thing.
You're twisting the intentions of his Foxtrot's words to rebuke the point. It's quite obvious that "filling a role" in this case is connected to the idea of getting the classic Final Fantasy 'fix' where the main FF games went astray--either in respect to aesthetics, narrative, or gameplay (most obviously). Taking the sales route to invalidate the point has become as banal as ukulele overuse from new indie bands.
@coolbeans: Sales and the fact that nothing of significance has been done with the IP are the only true measures to regard it. That Sakaguchi made it just says Sakaguchi made it. If MS does make a new game but hand it off to a new studio, then what does that do? What value would it have as a FF game?
@Godmars290 stop, you are making yourself look worse by each post XD
As someone who declares "The Emperor Has No Clothes" on a sadly increasingly regular basis, having been called out as both PS and Xbox fanboy and receiving some of the the most idiotic/threatening PMs, a few latter apologies, I've gotten use to it. And the true point here is that only MS can prove me wrong by actually doing something. And even then when DMC5 is getting MTs and the Beyond Good and Evil "sequel" requires a constant online connection when they've been one of the leaders in such things. Not to mention MS have adamantly been against SP/RPGs even when announcing support for them. Revoked that support as soon as announce it.
-"@coolbeans: Sales and the fact that nothing of significance has been done with the IP are the only true measures to regard it. That Sakaguchi made it just says Sakaguchi made it. " It's like you've done nothing to rebut my response or Foxtrot's original intention in order to just pound your fists down once more. That LO 'only' made close to 1 million sales and didn't receive a sequel just says something about its iffy financial state which, AGAIN, wasn't the drive behind Fox's 'the true Final Fantasy 13 of last gen/filled a role' declarations to begin with. -"And the true point here is that only MS can prove me wrong by actually doing something." If that's the stance then you've really lost the plot and are just content with digging your heels in more than anything else. I mean...this demand seems so foreign in the context of what we're talking about. This whole branch of the conversation is about LO's mechanical/gameplay success compared to that of the FF13 games of the previous gen (according to certain fans). As far as what I've heard from various FF fans, there is more in line here with what the 'classic' FF's accomplished for them back in the day. To be contorting the whole conversation to fit YOUR revised standard of what 'filling a role' means in this context is what's getting you in hot water. And to carry this presumptuous attitude of when you'll be considered 'wrong' in this discussion looks all the more embarrassing.
Most underrated ost too!
Looks like we have some Grinches in this comment section with the downvote button, lol
There’s always grinches in the Xbox comment section on n4g
Very true. It's gotten stupid just how much every comment on an Xbox article is getting downvoted.
Yeah pretty much
Very true and I’ve noticed the mods don’t do anything about the trolling on Xbox articles. I wonder why that is...
Wouldn't mind a remaster of the original.
doesnt really need it (although I'm not sure what a remaster even is, other than a marketing term), just bump up the resolution and it will look amazing. Even at 720p it pushed the 360 past its limits, on the xbox one s/x its a very nice experience even today!
I'd be happy with a PC version so I could play it at 60fps. Even the X version has minor frame dips below 30.
I do wonder if Microsoft look at original xbox games played on the Xbox one and via game pass to look at what ips to bring back from the original xbox and 360 days. Intresting times for the Xbox and I do wonder how many new and returning ips we will see.
Every company does this unless they want a property going Public Domain though. Doesn't necessarily mean too much.
yay! When this game first came out it was annoying to play because of the poor performance and really long load times, but on the xbox one x its amazing.
I like the game. Way better than ff13. Story and music are great -- as are visuals. But in terms of gameplay, it's very 6/10.
will it be turned into a generic online mmorpg?
He hates squels so
Siliconera: "While we´re on the topic of revisiting ideas how about Blue Dragon or Lost Odyssey? The writing in the flashback scenes of the latter were particularly impressionable, so we´re sure people would be interested in seeing an elaboration of that." Sakaguchi-san: "I can´t say much on that, since the franchise license holder isn´t just me. That doors not shut, though, so you never know." http://www.siliconera.com/2...
I am 100% okay with this. Yes please Microsoft!
Cool. I hope they make a new one
Probably won't account to anything. They had to renew it to be allowed to still sell the 360 version. That's all - people are presuming this means a new game...
If Msoft own the IP why would they need to renew it to continue selling it?
Because you have to renew a trademark to maintain exclusivity over that trademark. Otherwise, anyone out there could use the name, title, characters, etc as it defaults to being Public Domain.
As the other person said - you only own the IP whilst it's registered. If they let it slip then others could technically grab the IP and do something with it. That's why I don't think people should read too much into this yet
Would love a Remaster in the same manner of The Last Remnant with a Remaster on UE4 as opposed to UE3.
color me interested!
omgomgomgomgomgomgomg i cant breath.. i cant breath...i cant breath
A PC version would work for me.
All i want xmas is a miracle, so please bring back Scalebound
About fucking time. This game is the sole reason I bought a 360 back in the days.
Please, for the love of god.... DON'T SCREW THIS UP!!!!!!!!
Doesn't mean much other than maintaining the rights. Nintendo renews Eternal Darkness every few years TM.
May actually get an xbox if a new game in the series is exclusive. Hope its the new project Sakaguchis working on. Cant wait to see!
Article about Sakagushi working on a console game and Ms renewing the trademark. Can't be a coincidence
Finally Microsoft get your jrpgs mojo back like the 360 days. Now give me a new Otogi and bring Shenmue 3 to Xbox and Yakuza.
hmmm coincides with the next headline that sakaguchi is preparing something......damn lets hope for a sequel
So good if they are making a new Lost Odyssey.
More gamepass re-release. I doubt Microsoft would resurrect the franchise, because it sold poorly.
Well, too bad it's on PS4. Ya snooze ya lose.
I need to get around to finishing this game, I believe I got stuck after (NO SPOILERS) probably one of the most emotional moments I had with gaming. I think the difficulty got the best of me since I did not play many JRPGs and I usually played most games on Hard because I am usually pretty decent at all types of games save for strategy and puzzle games. Looks like I had to add JRPGs (specifically) to the list as I had a hard time, but I LOVED the story and character-building! Also, the short stories were perfect to sit down and read a bittersweet - mostly bitter - tale of the main character and his chronicles through a life as an immortal. I really hope this means they'll remaster it at the very least. I'd like to play it on the PC, but I might just have to break out my 360 one of these days as I don't have a XOne.
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