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Astral Chain is being made as a trilogy, sequels depend on sales performance (UPDATE: not true, see threadmark)

Chaos17

Member
Oct 27, 2017
649
France


The game looks awesome but I wish Japan was a little better at identifying and removing the parts of their culture that are a little more jarring over here. Was listening to NVC and remember someone saying it was a little more tropy (hopefully not in a perverted sense) and for as indoctrinated to all anime as I am, most arent so makes me curious how thisll do
imo, decide it by yourself specialy when we have 2 video of live demo from Tree House:
https://www.resetera.com/threads/astral-chain-boxart-screenshots-art-trailers-fact-sheet-august-30th-2019.122567/
 

Dierce

Member
Oct 27, 2017
2,006
So unsubstantiated rumors make it hard to trust Platinum? Were you even planning on buying the game or are you just here to concern troll?
I have the game pre-ordered and have no intention of canceling it. I still look forward to the game but I don't like the developer saying stuff like this before it's even out.

Seems like a hustle to me to say that this game that hasn't been released or reviewed yet will be part of a trilogy but you as the player wont get to see the next two games unless this one sells well, so make sure to tell all your friends about it and buy more than 1 copy!
 

Mobu

The Fallen
Oct 28, 2017
3,258
It looks outstanding, so hopefully Switch owners invest in what is at least apparently a high value exclusive. And if it tanks, I hope deals are negotiated to see the title released elsewhere.

I still don't forgive Wii U owners for The Wonderful 101.
Why are you being mean to those 14 people
 

Blunoise

Member
Oct 25, 2017
1,339
Atlanta, GA
I don’t see how this game is not gonna sell well. Right now ppl are on fire emblem hype, as soon this is near and we get a mini direct for this more ppl will join the hype. Also I’m pretty sure this game will end as a single conclusion. Just like Nier automata could have a sequel if it wanted to but if doesn’t the climax was good.
 

Mechaplum

Member
Oct 26, 2017
6,128
I don’t see how this game is not gonna sell well. Right now ppl are on fire emblem hype, as soon this is near and we get a mini direct for this more ppl will join the hype. Also I’m pretty sure this game will end as a single conclusion. Just like Nier automata could have a sequel if it wanted to but if doesn’t the climax was good.
Nier:A wasn't planned a trilogy, like at all.

Will wait for reviews on the story then.
 
Nov 3, 2017
2,180
Fans of an incredibly sequel driven industry being angry that devs are talking about potential sequels

I swear, I have no idea how some of y’all function in day to day life. It’s like I’m observing a fucking simulation by aliens who have only heard secondhand descriptions of humans
 

Mercador

Member
Nov 18, 2017
960
Quebec City
In my point of view, you sell your game, you see the sales and THEN you announce that you'll probably do a sequel or a trilogy. The way is told right now is "please buy our game but keep in mind you only get a third of the story" and "if it don't sell well enough, you'll never see the end, you are been warned!". I guess I've learn from Jordan and Martin. So now, if it is planned to be on several titles, I prefer wait that the story is complete before starting it. It might be only a bad japanese translation (won't be the first time it happens) so who knows...
 

Sub Boss

Member
Nov 14, 2017
11,883
Fans of an incredibly sequel driven industry being angry that devs are talking about potential sequels

I swear, I have no idea how some of y’all function in day to day life. It’s like I’m observing a fucking simulation by aliens who have only heard secondhand descriptions of humans
You are in a gaming forum, we all are a little excentric or peculiar but still love each other like a big family (of game addicts) 🌈
 

Gotdatmoney

Member
Oct 28, 2017
8,059
Preordered my copy.

In my point of view, you sell your game, you see the sales and THEN you announce that you'll probably do a sequel or a trilogy. The way is told right now is "please buy our game but keep in mind you only get a third of the story" and "if it don't sell well enough, you'll never see the end, you are been warned!". I guess I've learn from Jordan and Martin. So now, if it is planned to be on several titles, I prefer wait that the story is complete before starting it. It might be only a bad japanese translation (won't be the first time it happens) so who knows...
Does it really matter whether they have ideas for a trilogy or not?

I will never understand people on stuff like this. Thought process is baffling.
 

Valkerion

Member
Oct 29, 2017
3,066
Depends on sales of the game... then don't plan a trilogy you morons. I'm down for this game but everytime I see one of these companies plan extended sequel chains I almost always expect them to fail at this point.
 

remz

Member
Oct 25, 2017
2,336
In my point of view, you sell your game, you see the sales and THEN you announce that you'll probably do a sequel or a trilogy. The way is told right now is "please buy our game but keep in mind you only get a third of the story" and "if it don't sell well enough, you'll never see the end, you are been warned!". I guess I've learn from Jordan and Martin. So now, if it is planned to be on several titles, I prefer wait that the story is complete before starting it. It might be only a bad japanese translation (won't be the first time it happens) so who knows...
then the other two games are tacked on

it's probably more like, they had so many ideas for the game/world that they have enough stuff to make 2 more games given time
 

MattAces

Member
Oct 25, 2017
2,397
Malaysia
As if it couldn't get any better, everytime they show new shits, I'm still blown away. Still looks too good to be true.

Looks like such a high budget platinum game, or hell, looks like the biggest game they've ever made. Sad that it's such an underdog.
 

Jahranimo

Community Resettler
Member
Oct 25, 2017
5,214
Well this is pretty awesome to hear. Hopefully the ending of this game isn't a cop-out that will feel we'll need to buy the sequel to get the full story.
 

Gold Arsene

Member
Oct 27, 2017
20,599
In my point of view, you sell your game, you see the sales and THEN you announce that you'll probably do a sequel or a trilogy. The way is told right now is "please buy our game but keep in mind you only get a third of the story" and "if it don't sell well enough, you'll never see the end, you are been warned!". I guess I've learn from Jordan and Martin. So now, if it is planned to be on several titles, I prefer wait that the story is complete before starting it. It might be only a bad japanese translation (won't be the first time it happens) so who knows...
Man it must kill you to have not watched a single MCU or Star Wars movie until this year.
 

jrDev

Banned
Mar 2, 2018
1,528
In my point of view, you sell your game, you see the sales and THEN you announce that you'll probably do a sequel or a trilogy. The way is told right now is "please buy our game but keep in mind you only get a third of the story" and "if it don't sell well enough, you'll never see the end, you are been warned!". I guess I've learn from Jordan and Martin. So now, if it is planned to be on several titles, I prefer wait that the story is complete before starting it. It might be only a bad japanese translation (won't be the first time it happens) so who knows...
This is a dumb take and you should feel bad about this weird thought process. Sit back and reevaluate what you just posted...they didn’t ANNOUNCE anything for Gods sakes...

Also great gifs Chaos17 !
 
not true

jothne

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Jun 20, 2019
20
Japan

"The article says we're making Astral Chain as part one of a trilogy, but that's not true. What I told the interviewer is just that I have so many different ideas that I could go even beyond a trilogy."


"Since it was an overseas interview, what I said got translated into English to the interviewer, and then translated yet again before publication... It's like a game of Telephone. That makes it really hard to get your intent across sometimes..."
 

CGiRanger

Member
Oct 25, 2017
2,442

"The article says we're making Astral Chain as part one of a trilogy, but that's not true. What I told the interviewer is just that I have so many different ideas that I could go even beyond a trilogy."


"Since it was an overseas interview, what I said got translated into English to the interviewer, and then translated yet again before publication... It's like a game of Telephone. That makes it really hard to get your intent across sometimes..."
So once again bad translations cause a ruckus. It seems to happen quite a bit lately.
 

Gold Arsene

Member
Oct 27, 2017
20,599

"The article says we're making Astral Chain as part one of a trilogy, but that's not true. What I told the interviewer is just that I have so many different ideas that I could go even beyond a trilogy."


"Since it was an overseas interview, what I said got translated into English to the interviewer, and then translated yet again before publication... It's like a game of Telephone. That makes it really hard to get your intent across sometimes..."
You mean people on the internet were freaking out over nothing?

Well I never.
 

remz

Member
Oct 25, 2017
2,336

"The article says we're making Astral Chain as part one of a trilogy, but that's not true. What I told the interviewer is just that I have so many different ideas that I could go even beyond a trilogy."


"Since it was an overseas interview, what I said got translated into English to the interviewer, and then translated yet again before publication... It's like a game of Telephone. That makes it really hard to get your intent across sometimes..."
Wow what a surprise. Games media sucks ass at japanese translation again.
 

Linde

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Sep 2, 2018
3,218
I'm not sure why people were concerned even if that wasn't clarified. the intent is obvious
 
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mazi

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Oct 27, 2017
27,041
bad translation strikes again. edited the OP and asked for a title change.

I'm not sure why people were concerned even if that wasn't clarified. the intent is obvious
well the article says it's planned as a trilogy, that's quite different from "could be trilogy since there's so many ideas"