Falcom has published its financial results (2) for the fiscal year ending September 2021, which reveals that a new Trails series is planned for release by September 2022, and that the company plans to develop Switch titles in-house starting in 2022.
Here are the key bullets from Falcom’s outlook for the fiscal year ending September 2022:
- 2022 marks the 35th anniversary of Falcom’s flagship Ys series. Other than a budget price version of Ys IX: Monstrum Nox for PlayStation 4, additional product(s) are also planned.
- Starting in 2022, Falcom will develop Switch titles internally, starting with the Switch version of The Legend of Nayuta: Boundless Trails.
- In the fiscal year ending September 2022, Falcom plans to release the latest entry in the Trails series. Trails is one of Falcom’s flagship series, with over six million copies sold worldwide and accolades from the Japan Game Awards, Famitsu Awards, PlayStation Awards, and more.
- Falcom will promote multiplatform game development across consoles, PC, and smartphones for Japan, North America, Europe, and Asia, as well as actively utilize its intellectual properties to produce new titles that act as new challenges for the company, including the Trails and Ys series.