The newest problem of Famitsu has special coverage of Sakuna: Of Rice and Ruin to have fun the indie sport’s success. It additionally contains a new interview with Koichi and Naru, the 2 key members of the Japanese indie circle Edelweiss. In it, they expressed their curiosity in engaged on a sequel to Sakuna. [Thanks, Ryokutya2089.]

In the interview, the Edelweiss key members additionally addressed criticisms of the sport’s iconic rice planting characteristic. That can be once they acknowledged no curiosity in including DLC to Sakuna and would relatively do a sequel as a substitute.

Here are some highlights from the Sakuna interview with Edelweiss’ Koichi and Naru:

  • “We received a lot of feedback that said it’s difficult to plant rice. Some staff members also suggested the same thing. But we didn’t want to implement a feature where you could plant them in a pretty way. We didn’t want rice planting to be a process done by simply pressing a button.”
  • “The thing we heard about the most from actual farmers concerned the lack of preparations for the field [such as flooding and tilling the soil]. The reason for that is because we couldn’t think of an idea to differentiate it from plowing the paddy.”
  • Koichi: “There are no plans for DLC. But we want to do a sequel if there is an opportunity.”
  • Naru: “We do not have a concrete plan for the sequel, but we can only say nothing but thanks to all our fans. We want to live up to expectations when the time comes.”

Sakuna: Of Rice and Ruin is instantly accessible on Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, and PC. The sport lately obtained an replace patch that elevated the utmost yr restrict to 9,999.