Hive, the Japanese subsidiary of Korean company Vespa, has licensed the rights to develop and distribute a game that utilizes the Shining Force intellectual propety from Sega, and announced strategy RPG Shining Force: Hikari to Yami no Eiyuu (title tentative) (Shining Force: Heroes of Light and Darkness) for mobile.
The game will launch in the first half of 2022 worldwide as a free-to-play title with item-based in-app purchases. Specific territories were not announced, but the licensing includes the right to distribute in Japan, South Korea, and other Asian countries, as well as North America and Europe. A beta test is also planned.
Shining Force: Hikari to Yami no Eiyuu is in development with the goal of bringing the strategy and fun of tactical RPGs to mobile devices, based on the unique setting and story of the Shining Force series and the fun of developing unique and charming characters.