The producer and director for Romancing SaGa Minstrel Song Remastered shared their ideas on how they modernized the game on the Square Enix web site. Hiroyuki Miura is the producer, and Naofumi Ueno is the director. The two revealed fan-demand is why this entry returned.
Romancing SaGa Minstrel Song Remastered is only one of many initiatives that the SaGa group labored on so as to carry the SaGa video games onto trendy consoles. The group selected to work on Minstrel Song after SaGa Frontier Remastered due to excessive participant demand. While the game is usually a port, there are some quality-of-life enhancements akin to mini-maps and New Game +. This is all a part of modernizing an outdated game for a brand new viewers.
As for brand spanking new content material (which incorporates new playable characters and situations), the group included them for gamers who beat the unique game. This manner, gamers who could have beat the unique Minstrel Song a number of occasions since its 2005 debut can expertise one thing new. Because Ueno performed Minstrel Song as an everyday participant prior to now, he had confidence that the game is nice by itself. Due to that religion, there weren’t many modifications, thus preserving the “charm of the original.”
For reference, Romancing SaGa initially got here out in 1992 in Japan. The PS2 remake, Minstrel Song, then got here out in each Japan and North America in 2005. Miura states that there might be extra SaGa video games sooner or later. However, he didn’t present extra particulars past that.
Romancing SaGa Minstrel Song Remastered is out there on the PS4, PS5, and Nintendo Switch, in addition to on iOS and Android gadgets.