In a new interview video released by SEGA and ATLUS, Metaphor: ReFantazio Director Katsura Hoshino states that a demo is being considered for upcoming events. Some new gameplay details on Metaphor: ReFantazio were also revealed.
The new Voice of the Creator – It is Metaphor: ReFantazio In this interview video, director Katsura Hashino, character designer Shigenori Soejima, and composer Shoji Meguro discussed the features, combat system, and concepts of the new RPG. In a separate livestream, ATLUS also confirmed that several Metaphor: ReFantazio events will take place in 2024. A demo could potentially appear during one of these events.
Katsura Hashino wants to bring a Metaphor: ReFantazio Demo to fans
At the end of Metaphor: ReFantazio In the interview video, Hashino states that he wants to bring the game to fans around the world. Although he can’t talk about specifics, Hashino would like to provide a Metaphor: ReFantazio demo at events in countries around the world so players can experience the game’s unique combat system and world for themselves. Hashino could potentially be referencing the ATLUS brand’s 35th world tour: Road to Metaphor: ReFantaziowhich will feature events and new information about the new RPG.
If a demo arrives, players will be able to try out the new action elements of Metaphor: ReFantazio, which Hashino wanted to distinguish itself from. Character. While roaming the overworld, players can launch combos in real-time before beginning a more traditional command-style turn-based battle via the Squad mechanic. Enemies weaker than the protagonist can, however, be eliminated through field action.
Unlike the silent protagonists of Character series, the protagonist of Metaphor: ReFantazio will speak in event scenes. Soejima specifically designed the protagonist to have a sense of style that puts him at the forefront of the game. Additionally, the protagonist can improve his social stats in various ways, such as in Character. These stats can be essential for gaining affinity with another character.
Metaphor: ReFantazio will launch in fall 2024 on PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X|S and PC via Steam. Here’s a preview of the new RPG, via ATLUS: