Trails series 15th anniversary developments, unannounced Atlus titles, and more teased in game industry New Year’s 2019 greeting cards

Various tidbits from Weekly Famitsu.


The latest issue of Weekly Famitsu features New Year’s 2019 greeting cards from various Japanese game companies, which tease a bit about what is to come in the year ahead.

Get the notable tidbits below.

  • Aquaplus: We’re steadily progressing on preparations for our next title. We would like to deliver it as early as possible.
  • Atlus: Starting with Catherine: Full Body, we’re also steadily preparing unannounced new title(s). Please look forward to updates on Shin Megami Tensei V and other titles as well.
  • FuRyu: Unannounced new titles will be announced one after the next.
  • Hideo Kojima: Is 2019 the year of the whale? Please look forward to Death Stranding.
  • Idea Factory and Compile Heart: We’re planning to develop unique titles such as the latest entry in a popular series (e-type?) and a virtual-type (?) title.
  • Kadokawa Games: Many projects are underway, including Root Letter 2 and Project Stella.
  • Konami: We’re planning to develop products and services that celebrate our 50th anniversary.
  • Nihon Falcom: 2019 is the Trails series’ 15th anniversary. The Empire’s story ended in Trails of Cold Steel IV, but as a series there is still more to come. For the 15th anniversary, there may be unexpected development(s).
  • Marvelous: Please look forward to a new title in a certain series that will soon be announced.
  • Spike Chunsoft: We’re preparing plenty titles that might surprise you.

Thanks, Hachima Kikou, Ryokutya2089, and Famitsu.

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