In a latest interview, Tsukihime -A Piece of Blue Glass Moon– state of affairs author Kinoko Nasu reveals that the game was initially deliberate to launch in 2014, however was delayed due to the improvement of FGO. Additionally, Nasu detailed how the remake’s idea started way back to 2008. He additionally defined the game’s improvement course of at TYPE-MOON. [Thanks, 4Gamer!]

Nasu recollects that improvement for the Tsukihime remake began again in 2008 after the creators determined to repair the “embarrassing” or “disappointing” points of the unique Tsukihime. He admits that they ended up with a “Doujin-quality game” as a result of the studio lacked the manpower to create a cultured product at the time. Therefore, the crew needed to strive their fingers at a Tsukihime game that didn’t reduce corners akin to Fate/keep night time.

Furthermore, Nasu revealed that the crew had really completed writing the textual content for the Ciel route in addition to round 60% of the character artwork by 2012. TYPE-MOON had completed growing Witch on the Holy Night by 2011, and the plan was to focus fully on Tsukihime and launch the game in late 2014. However, round that point Aniplex had additionally approached the studio to work on a brand new cellular game.

That cellular game finally grew to become Fate/Grand Order. Nasu initially deliberate to work on FGO whereas ready for upgraded artwork to are available in for the Tsukihime remake, however says issues didn’t go accordingly:

From there, “FGO Hell” began and improvement the Tsukihime remake was primarily frozen from late 2013 to late 2017. Though, the solely individuals who couldn’t work on it in any respect had been me and Takeuchi (CEO of TYPE-MOON), and scripts and art work had been steadily being labored on … From round late 2017, we began getting apprehensive that Tsukihime would by no means launch. Therefore, I slowly began transferring over to Tsukihime remake improvement round 2018, and actually began dedicating effort and time into the game round summer season 2020.

This, in accordance to Nasu, is why Tsukihime -A Piece of Blue Glass Moon- is about in 2014 — the yr wherein the game was initially deliberate to launch earlier than its delay.

Tsukihime -A Piece of Blue Glass Moon- is instantly obtainable in Japan on the Nintendo Switch and PlayStation 4. TYPE-MOON has additionally requested followers to keep away from sharing Tsukihime spoilers on-line, to ensure that new followers to get pleasure from the visible novel’s story.