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Level-5 on Inazuma Eleven Ares – platforms explained, more fun for adults, more

Posted on November 14, 2017 by (@NE_Brian) in News, Switch

Level-5 finally confirmed last month that Inazuma Eleven Ares is bound for Switch. In this week’s issue of Famitsu, company CEO Akihiro Hino is interviewed about the game. Hino commented on why 3DS was ditched and Switch was chosen, how there will be more fun for adults this time around, and more.

A number of tidbits from the interview have already leaked from Famitsu, which Gematsu translated. You can find the full roundup below.

  • They want a wide range of people to play the latest Inazuma Eleven, so they thought to support as wide a range of platforms as possible.
  • Since the game’s scale (graphics, etc.) became too much for 3DS to handle, they decided to make it for Switch and PlayStation 4. And in considering the needs of the current generation, they are also supporting smartphones.
  • Inazuma Eleven was initially intended for children, but this time they are also incorporating more fun for adult fans.
  • That said, there may be some differences in game design between the console and smartphone versions.
  • Development is progressing in a way so that users can feel they are truly playing a soccer game.
  • Asked his opinion on the many players taking screenshots nowadays, Hino said he wants to include many features in the game.
  • The Inazuma Eleven Ares anime will start first, and the game will be released at a later date.
  • The series’ tradition of scouting your favorite players in the game will return, so you will be able to scout players from defeated schools to join your team.
  • There is a player-related system (player as the members of your team) that has not appeared in previous Inazuma Eleven titles.
  • Since everything is being newly made, they are not using any old assets. The volume has become quite enormous.
  • When considering the project, the idea of making Endou’s high school story came up. However, if he was a high school student, the love problems would probably get ugly, so they decided to set it in middle school in a parallel world.
  • They are taking note of the feedback, and making various advance preparations to tackle all types of developments.
  • Hino feels that there is potential to produce results comparable to Yo-kai Watch, and closes that he would like everyone to check out the new Inazuma Eleven.

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  • Aline Piroutek

    lol, the ideia was Endou Mamoru Shippuden?
    I don’t know how they would make the plot with the grown up guys.

  • Aline Piroutek

    “Hino feels that there is potential to produce results comparable to Yo-kai Watch, and closes that he would like everyone to check out the new Inazuma Eleven”
    Impossible, unless the localization process take way less time(and no censorship on the names, please. We all realize Endou isn’t western).
    Man, the original title was on DS in 2008 and only on 3DS we could play the game in english LEGALLY. I had to play all the 3 games(piracy) and Go 1(original) in japanese because I knew i would never get the localized titles here.

    • Tsurugi

      It is just a shame , at least I can import because ps4 is region free and I dont have switch, if at least the menu get a subtitle version like many games, gundam, kamen rider,….

      • Aline Piroutek

        Haha, all those games are from Bandai Namco. I know Level 5 is nev
        They do ASIA version of japanese games with english text. Like Digimon Next Order Vita version and physical media Digimon Story Cybersleuth.

        • Tsurugi

          Mas a bandai ja tem uma certa parceria com level-5 e isso pode rolar ( vi sua imagem e acredito q seja br hahahahah )