Developer Platinum Video games, the Japanese studio chargeable for motion titles like Bayonetta and Nier: Automata, is switching issues up for its subsequent undertaking. The staff is now engaged on Sol Cresta, a sequel to the 1985 shmup Terra Cresta.
Platinum initially unveiled the game on April Fools’ Day final yr with a quick trailer. A yr later, the studio delivered yet one more trailer revealing Sol Cresta, this time confirming that the sport is in improvement for Nintendo Change, PC, and PlayStation 4. Regardless of the announcement date falling as soon as once more on April Fools’ Day, the beneath trailer showcases some temporary gameplay, in addition to a 2021 launch window.
The undertaking is in collaboration with Hamster Company, which filed a Sol Cresta trademark in February. A South Korean rating was additionally noticed, seemingly solidifying Sol Cresta as an actual recreation. In accordance with the trailer, it is a part of the Neo Basic Arcade Collection Quantity 1, though there have been no additional particulars shared about that.
Terra Cresta is a 1985 vertical-scrolling shoot-’em-up the place gamers pilot the Wing Galibur, a ship able to interchanging items for varied sorts of firepower. The sport is a sequel to Moon Cresta, developer Nichibutsu’s breakout 1980 hit. Platinum’s Sol Cresta would function the third entry within the franchise.
In different Platinum Video games information, the studio’s critically acclaimed action-adventure RPG Nier: Automata just lately launched on Xbox Recreation Cross for PC with a wholesome quantity of recent options, comparable to 4K UI textures and HDR assist. Followers, nonetheless, have reviewed-bombed the Steam version due to how inferior it’s, though a latest Digital Foundry analysis suggests that is not the case.