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Square Enix’s Masashi Takahashi wants to do more Octopath Traveler, Bravely series, and a new series

Posted on December 20, 2018 by (@NE_Brian) in General Nintendo, News, Switch

Octopath Traveler

Famitsu caught up with a bunch of different developers in its latest issue this week to reflect on 2018 and look forward to the future. Octopath Traveler producers Tomoya Asano and Masashi Takahashi were among those who participated.

Asano started out by teasing that Square Enix Business Division 11 “is moving forward with the development of several games.” Meanwhile, Takahashi has expressed interest in doing more with Bravely, Octopath Traveler, and an entirely new series.

Tomoya Asano

Keyword for 2019: To the new world.

Tomoya Asano: “In 2019 we’ll have a challenge that is different from what we’ve had up to now with Octopath Traveler and the Bravely series. I’ll do my best! Business Division 11 is moving forward with the development of several games. Each one will surely please you guys! It will still be a little while until we can share information, but please look forward to it.”

Masashi Takahashi

Keyword for 2019: Retrospect and preparation

Masashi Takahashi: “We received support from so many people in 2018, and we were able to release a brand-new title, Octopath Traveler. I’ll keep working on console games in 2019, too! First, we’ll properly reflect on ourselves before heading into the next season of preparations. I’ll do my utmost best to make games you can look forward to – from the Octopath series, the Bravely series, a new series, and more.


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