At present, Sq. Enix launched its Q3 FY2019 outcomes, giving us some perception into the way it carried out on the finish of 2018. There was a ton of stories from that, together with the consolidation of inner models, causes for the under-performance of Shadow of the Tomb Raider and Simply Trigger four, and a touch at the way forward for the corporate wanting forward at 2019.
President of Sq. Enix, Yosuke Matsuda acknowledged that this 12 months’s E3 would maintain extra bulletins, which isn’t uncommon. Nonetheless, Matsuda additionally has an expectation for top income throughout its third quarter, which can allude to a serious launch later within the 12 months.
Now, this might simply imply there are a number of smaller video games on the horizon, or it could possibly be a case of an organization anticipating an excessive amount of, as they do. However, we’re hopeful that this 12 months will see the discharge of one of many main Sq. Enix video games which might be nonetheless in improvement.
The 2 major Sq. Enix video games nonetheless in improvement, for these unaware, are the remake of Remaining Fantasy VII and an unnamed Avengers challenge. Of the 2, we’ve seen extra from Remaining Fantasy VII, however that doesn’t essentially imply it’s closest to completion. A while final 12 months, we acquired studies saying that the remake wouldn’t be prepared till 2023. Since we’ve seen just about nothing from the Avengers challenge, there’s a whole lot of room for hypothesis — it could possibly be nearer than we predict, regardless of the scope and ambition of it.
Or this fall’s main recreation could possibly be a brand new unannounced challenge, however that doesn’t appear probably, when you think about the prolonged checklist of video games the corporate is engaged on at the moment. Since they had been disillusioned with the gross sales of final 12 months’s Tomb Raider and Simply Trigger four, the staff is likely to be much less eager to proceed with these video games within the close to future.
All of that is speculative, in fact, however when connecting the dots, it does appear probably that we’ll see one thing large from Sq. Enix this 12 months.
What do you suppose? Do you suppose that is simply wishful pondering, or do you suppose Sq. Enix actually does have a serious launch this 12 months? Tell us.
[Source: Game Informer]