Ni no Kuni: Wrath of the White Witch was probably the most celebrated position-enjoying video games on PS3 and now the sequel could have a wider viewers.
Ni no Kuni 2: Revenant Kingdom is coming to PC, in line with a large-ranging GameSpot interview with Degree-5 CEO Akihiro Hino. Beforehand, the sport was solely recognized to be in improvement for PlayStation four.
The a lot-anticipated comply with-up nonetheless doesn’t have a agency launch date, however Hino confirmed that Ni no Kuni 2: Revenant Kingdom is coming to each platforms this yr. In contrast to Ni no Kuni: Wrath of the White Witch, it’s going to see simultaneous worldwide launch. That is noteworthy, contemplating the timeline of the unique’s translation.
Upon localizing Wrath of the White Witch in early 2013, Degree-5 was stunned by its heat reception within the west. The franchise had already been profitable in Japan, courting again to the 2010 launch of Ni no Kuni: Dominion of the Darkish Djinn for Nintendo DS. That recreation was enhanced into Wrath of the White Witch in Japan for PlayStation three in late 2011, however the English translation proved to be a challenge.
From the interview, it seems that the simultaneous worldwide and multi-platform launch has influenced its design. “As a fan of Western RPGs, I feel our video games must be providing a equally nice expertise, using issues like an open world and a stress-free battle system. It ought to really feel acquainted for all players,” Hino stated.
The unique additionally featured a extremely praised collaboration between Degree-5 and Studio Ghibli, however that won’t be the case for Revenant Kingdom, a minimum of not in an official capability. Degree-5 has retained the Ghibli type, so visually and musically, the sport might be acquainted to collection veterans. Revenant Kingdom encompasses a new forged of characters however seems to maintain the identical melancholy humor and allure that made the primary recreation such a poignant expertise for a lot of gamers.