PlatinumGames No Longer Working on Granblue Fantasy: Relink
Cygames and PlatinumGames have announced that the latter developer is no longer working on action RPG Granblue Fantasy: Relink. The two companies put out the following statements:
Tokyo-based video game publisher and developer Cygames, Inc. (HQ: Shibuya-ku, Tokyo; President: Koichi Watanabe, hereinafter referred to as “Cygames”) has recently been engaged in the co-development of the upcoming console game Granblue Fantasy: Relink together with esteemed developer PlatinumGames Inc.
Going forward, Cygames will handle 100% of development internally.
Cygames would like to assure everyone looking forward to the title that we remain committed to delivering a game that meets the expectation of our fan-base and gamers everywhere.
While we, PlatinumGames, have been working with Cygames in co-development of the upcoming console game Granblue Fantasy: Relink, we officially announce our contract on the project has come to an end. Development will still continue, but be handled solely by Cygames’ internal development team.
We would like to express our thanks to everyone who has shown interest in the project, and ask that the same support should continue for Granblue Fantasy: Relink as its production continues forward.
Granblue Fantasy: Relink is an action RPG based on Cygames’ Granblue Fantasy smartphone title and is currently being developed for PlayStation 4. No release date has been announced, but Cygames has stated that localisations into English, French, Italian, German, and Spanish are planned. The game will feature multiplayer for up to four players.