Sq. Enix has launched its monetary outcomes for fiscal yr 2018, together with the writer's plans. A part of this technique includes the publication of latest franchises and distinctive titles. Sq. Enix has introduced its intention to "aggressively spend money on a brand new mental property."
After all, as it’s new titles, we cannot say precisely what sort of concepts Sq. has its sleeves. The monetary report additionally states that it supplies for "common exits of AAA securities," so we must always anticipate Sq. to speculate lots in not less than a few of these new manufacturers.
In 2018, some new info was revealed. though it’s a blended bag. Sqaure Enix launched Octopath Traveler in the summertime of 2018 and, whereas it was an unique Nintendo Swap, it was an enormous industrial success. Whereas an Octopath Traveler PC port is on the way in which, there is no such thing as a indication that it will likely be heading to PlayStation four, though this stays a risk. The brand new IP tackle revealed on the PlayStation four has not been so profitable. This consists of The Quiet Man and Left Alive, which acquired no appreciative evaluations (though our evaluate appreciated it as Left Alive).
Whereas Sq. Enix plans to speculate extra in authentic titles, the previous yr has seen a brand new certainly one of lots of its long-standing franchises. These embody Shadow of the Tomb Raider, Simply Trigger four, Dragon Quest XI and naturally Kingdom Hearts III. And Sq. is planning to create extra "dedication" by "providing varied present main mental property contents". We all know that the lengthy awaited Remake of Closing Fantasy VII remains to be on the way in which, however might we see extra franchises reappearing?
The E3 2019 is quick approaching and this one might be one of many largest ever constructed for Sq. Enix. It's an excellent place to disclose a brand new IP tackle, however we'll have to attend to see what the well-known writer has deliberate.
[Source: Square Enix]