Experience president Haijme Chikami took to an hour of Twitter today to answer questions from the fans. Though Chikami didn’t share much in the way of new information, he did share a few juicy bits of information, including confirmation that its newly announced Xbox One non-dungeon RPG Yomi wo Saku Hana is planned for a western release.
Get all the interesting tidbits below.
Yomi wo Saku Hana (Xbox One)
- Yomi wo Saku Hana is planned for release in the west. (Tweet)
- New information will be announced in fall or winter 2016. (Tweet)
Operation Babel: New Tokyo Legacy (PS Vita)
- “No comment,” regarding western release. (Tweet)
New Interpretation Stranger of Sword City (PS Vita)
- “At this point in time, we do not have New Interpretation scheduled for localization for the west.” (Tweet)
- Experience plans to localize newly developed titles for the west. (Tweet)
- Experience hopes to include English subtitles in more of its Japanese releases like it did with the Xbox One version of Stranger of Sword City. (Tweet)
- Experience would like to make more Ray Gigant titles, but that of course is up to Bandai Namco, which owns the IP. (Tweet)
- Regarding focus on Xbox One and PS Vita development: “Other platforms are being looked at, though nothing concrete is planned. At this point in time, focus is on PS Vita / Xbox One.” (Tweet)
- Regarding Microsoft’s new “Play Anywhere” (Xbox One and PC cross-buy) feature: “In regards to Xbox One / Windows 10 features, while there are no concrete plans, it is something that is being taken into consideration.” (Tweet)
- Regarding Students of the Round: “Due to certain circumstances, we would be unable to release it [in the west] ourselves at this time.” (Tweet)
- Chikami’s favorite dungeon crawlers include the Megami Tensei series, Soul Hackers, and Tokyo Mono Hara Shi: Karasu no Mori Gakuen Kitan. (Tweet)