After internet hosting a record-breaking Kickstarter for his newest recreation, the creator of Suikoden says he’d be open to returning to the series that made his identify. However, for the time being, the RPG games veteran is all in on what’s proper in entrance of him.

Speaking to Nintendo Everything, Yoshitaka Murayama, director of the first three Suikoden video games, mentioned he’d fortunately take the alternative to return to the traditional IP, however solely after his present undertaking Eiyuden Chronicle is shipped and brought care of first. “Suikoden was a game I was very fortunate to work on. I will always love that series but it’s not really something that I own or control whereas Eiyuden can 100% be my thing,” He defined. “That being said, I would of course be more than happy to work on another Suikoden game if the chance presented itself in the future. However, for now, I want to pour my focus into Eiyuden Chronicle as the next chapter in my life.”

The first Suikoden is extensively considered one in every of the best JRPGs of all-time, popping out in the mid-nineties on the PlayStation amid a surge in the style. Murayama led growth on it and the first two sequels, earlier than parting methods with Konami in the early noughties. Last 12 months, he and a group that includes expertise from throughout the Suikoden series revealed spiritual successor Eiyuden Chronicle: Hundred Heroes, and their new studio, Rabbit & Bear. The anime game proceeded to change into one of the most successful videogame Kickstarter campaigns of all time.

Here’s some early battle gameplay from Eiyuden Chronicle:

Murayama has made it clear Eiyuden Chronicle will be on Steam as well as to no matter different platforms it lands on, and proper now the launch window is set for someday in 2022.