© Success/ 24Frame As you may have seen earlier today, a livestream commemorating 30 years of Metal Max verified that Metal Max Xeno: Reborn is bringing its open-world tank JRPG gameplay to the West. There was another announcement, however, with publisher Success and developer 24Frame unveiling Metal Saga: Hangyaku No Rouka.
It’s a brand-new entry in the series and the very first in the ‘Saga’ line – omitting a mobile spin-off – given that the Japan-only Metal Saga: Hagane no Kisetsu way back in the days of the DS. As detailed by Gematsu, the ‘bounty-hunting RPG’ was verified for Switch and it will reportedly support “Japanese and more”. That’s encouraging language, suggesting that the publisher will look for avenues to roll it out worldwide, though no release window was given.
Below is a great summary of gameplay information through Gematsu:
Although previous entries in the series utilized a random encounters system, all monsters with a bounty on their head will appear as symbols in Metal Saga: Hangyaku no Rouka. Considering that beasts act within their own environments and ideas on the fields and in dungeons, gamers can take pleasure in an even more sensible post-apocalyptic world. You can likewise prevent unneeded fights by avoiding beasts.
With the change to symbol encounters, the more realistic fights now unfold perfectly on the field. Combat can be referred to as a seamless shift from the series’ traditional command-based battles, with improvements made to prop up systems that were not well received in previous games.
By making use of a “Strategy” that makes it possible to get rid of the labor of repeated command inputs that was custom in the past, repetitive jobs such as leveling can be done more easily. Characters whose Strategy is set to ON will act according to pre-defined standards. You can likewise change in between Strategies in battle based on the scenario, such as in bounty battles.
Build Your Own Villa
Expanding upon the presents system of interiors and outfits that was popular in previous titles, Metal Saga: Hangyaku no Rouka will permit you to have your own “vacation home” on a small, uninhabited island that you can freely cultivate. You can tailor interiors, along with construct numerous centers, set up your own garage automobile wash, and even welcome your preferred characters to reside in your vacation home to create your extremely own hideout.
It appears like this one is still some method off and here’s hoping it eventually gets a global release; will you be keeping an eye on this one?