The latest Inazuma Eleven title has undergone a troubled development. Level-5’s latest update reveals the game is now expected in 2021, with its story majorly changed from its initial plans.
Inazuma Eleven: Great Road
Originally planned to launch alongside and have a similar story to the Inazuma Eleven: Ares anime series, the game is now effectively a soft reboot for the series, putting all three of its prior protagonists into the same time frame.
Inazuma Eleven Ares has suffered some development issues that saw it fail to launch before the anime series and even its sequel. Level-5 provided an update on the game, giving it a new spring 2020 Japanese launch window and a new title.
Level-5 provided some new updates on a pair of upcoming titles. Upcoming cross-media project Megaton Musashi received a new trailer, while Inazuma Eleven Ares receives a further delay.
A new Inazuma Eleven Ares trailer showcases a full 11-a-side match. Though the game sees the series move to Switch, many of its elements remain intact.
A couple of Level-5’s upcoming titles will take a bit longer to release in Japan. Both Inazuma Eleven Ares and Yo-kai Watch 4 have been pushed back a season.
Scott Wachter had the chance to check out the latest in the Inazuma Eleven franchise. What he learned playing Ares is that he clearly needs a Nintendo Switch.
Level-5 has released a new batch of Inazuma Eleven Ares details and screenshots. With the game appearing on home consoles, a few alterations have been made to its brand of soccer.
Level-5 celebrates its twentieth anniversary this year. In a press release marking the occasion, its US-based subsidiary revealed plans for a western release of the newest Inazuma Eleven title.
Level-5’s football RPG series is heading to PS4 and Switch in Japan this summer. The developer provided some new details and screenshots for the game, which takes place in an alternate world to the original series.