It’s already 2018 in Japan, so Japan-based writer CIRCLE Ent. has revealed their teased January 1 Nintendo Swap announcement: technique role-playing sequence Mercenaries Saga might be coming to the most recent Nintendo platform. As an excellent higher announcement, the sport might be Mercenaries Saga Chronicles — probably an anthology or remaster of the primary three video games within the sequence.
Information of the gathering’s launch sport from developer CIRCLE Ent.’s official Twitter account earlier as we speak when the clocks struck midnight in Japan.
Thrilling information! Very quickly we’ll launch Mercenaries Saga Chronicles on the Swap eShop – the total RPG trilogy on Nintendo for the primary time! Extra particulars quickly… #NintendoSwitch pic.twitter.com/qwgVUGtPGj
— CIRCLE Ent. (@CIRCLE_Ent) December 31, 2017
The announcement itself is gentle on particulars, nonetheless we do know that this would be the first time that Mercenaries Saga has been on a Nintendo platform. The sequence was developed by Japanese developer Rideon, and initially began as a Japanese-only cell sport that’s typically described as a Remaining Fantasy Techniques non secular successor. And whereas the unique Mercenaries Saga by no means noticed a console or Western launch, Mercenaries Saga 2 (launched for Nintendo 3DS in 2015, and afterward iOS and Android) enhanced the gameplay and tailored it for a more-traditional controller format.
Lastly, Mercenaries Saga three launched solely for Nintendo 3DS in late-2016. So not solely will this be the primary time all three video games are on a Nintendo platform, but additionally the primary time all three video games might be out there localized for the West.
For the time being, there was no reveal from CIRCLE Ent. on what we will count on price-wise for the sport. Nonetheless, within the announcement it was famous that the gathering could be coming to Nintendo Swap “very soon.”
If you need an concept of what the gameplay for Mercenaries Saga seems like, you possibly can take a look at the trailer for the Nintendo 3DS model under (although have in mind the graphical hole between Nintendo 3DS’s 240p decision and the upward 1080p decision for Nintendo Swap):