An exciting new premium turn-based RPG, Ex Astris has just been announced. Not much has been revealed yet, but here is what you need to know!
Chinese developer Hypergraph, who also developed the popular game, Arknights has announced a new game, Ex Astris. The game has been announced as a premium or buy-to-play. Not a lot has been revealed in the announcement video that was released, but here is a breakdown of all that you need to know!
About Ex Astris:
Ex Astris is a premium turn-based RPG, the game will be set on a tidally locked planet in a civilization called Xeno. The player is a human from Earth who is sent to explore this land. While exploring the planet, the player will make friends as well as foes. The player will be forming a team of 3 characters. The story of the game unfolds linearly and gives off a “road trip” feel according to the developer. For battle situations, the game features a turn-based system in which the players can actively block, parry, and perform combo attacks even in the air.
The game is still in the “prototype phase“. Therefore, more features like maps, life skills, non-linear character progression paths are still under planning. While only 2 characters can be seen in the announcement video, it has been confirmed that 4 more will be introduced soon! It is also rumored that the game will be a one-time purchase and won’t feature any in-app purchases/gacha system.
Apart from the announcement, the developers didn’t reveal any tentative release date or period. Since the game is still in the early developmental stages, it would be safe to consider that it will not be coming out until the next year. However, do keep checking our website out for updates!
To conclude, although it is too early to arrive at any conclusions, the announcement video looks quite impressive. Moreover, considering the success of Afterknights one can believe that Hypergraph understands the mobile gaming market. The only hurdle could be the fact that it is not a free-to-play game in a largely free-to-play market. This might cause a problem for them, especially because it is the first buy-to-play that they are developing. Finally, what are your first impressions and opinions after looking at the announcement video and reading about it? Do you think the final product will be just as impressive as well? Let us know in the comments section!
Also, do read our article on the much-awaited Plants vs Zombies 3, which is now back on track with a soft launch!