The latest financial report shared by Toei unofficially confirms that Digimon Survive, the ambitious Witchcraft RPG announced in July 2018, has been postponed for the third time in three years and is now scheduled for the “third quarter of” the fiscal year 2022, or beyond “.
Initially, the game should have seen the light in 2019, but a few months before the launch, Bandai decided to postpone the release to 2020, and during the following year, they postponed the release again to 2021. Apparently, there is still a long way to go to the end of the works.
Digimon Survive promises a brand new adventure set in a mysterious world with characters designed by Uichi Ukumo and the music of acclaimed Tomoki Miyoshi. The story will follow the exploits of Takuma Momozuka and his group of friends, who, after getting lost in a forest on a school trip, are transported to a world full of monsters and dangers.
The gameplay should be inspired by the Persona series, with the story continuing between turn-based battles and free exploration sessions. It will be possible to converse with the NPCs and make choices that will affect the development and end of the story. Toei will produce anime-style cutscenes, and according to Bandai, there will be more than one hundred collectible Digimon.
Digimon Survive will debut in the course of 2022 on PS4, Xbox One, PC, and Nintendo Switch. More information about the game will be shared in due course.