Game will launch next year
The Granblue Fantasy franchise‘s official YouTube channel began streaming a new teaser trailer for the upcoming Granblue Fantasy: Relink game on Sunday. The “Granblue Fes 2021” virtual event announced a PC release via Steam for the game, in addition to the previously announced PlayStation 4 and PlayStation 5 releases.
Cygames revealed in December last year during its “Granblue Fes 2020” virtual event that it will release the game for PlayStation 5 in addition to the previously announced PlayStation 4 in 2022. The game will have cross-play compatibility for its multiplayer mode between the two consoles.
The game is planned for English, French, Italian, German, and Spanish localizations. Game director Tetsuya Fukuhara reportedly stated in February 2019 that the game will have a simultaneous worldwide release.
The game is an action role-playing game featuring illustrations by Cygames and CyDesignation. Cygames‘ Koichi Haruta is producing the game, Tetsuya Fukuhara is directing the game, Hideo Minaba is designing the characters, and Nobuo Uematsu and Tsutomu Narita are composing the music. The game will feature a new story.
Players will get to choose between an unnamed male (voiced by Yūki Ono) or female (voiced by Hisako Kanemoto) main character. Other allied characters confirmed for the game include Lyria (Nao Tōyama), Vyrn (Rie Kugimiya), Katalina (Miyuki Sawashiro), Rackam (Hiroaki Hirata), Io (Yukari Tamura), Eugen (previously voiced by Keiji Fujiwara), and Rosetta (Rie Tanaka). Furycane will be a primal beast in the game.
Cygames released the original Granblue Fantasy smartphone game in 2014.
Cygames and Arc System Works‘ Granblue Fantasy: Versus fighting game launched in Japan in February 2020, and then launched in North America in March 2020. Marvelous Europe released the game in Europe and Australia in March 2020. The game launched on PC in the same month.
Sources: Granblue Fantasy‘s YouTube channel