Square Enix recently announced that a new intellectual property is in the works. The new RPG also has a new studio currently creating it as well.
According to the publisher, Project Prelude Rune is the current working title of upcoming RPG, additionally Square Enix has announced that Tokyo-based Studio Istolia is tackling the project. Currently the developer’s president is Hideo Baba, who is the former producer of the Tales series by Bandai Namco.
“The project aims to build a new RPG with a new fantasy: unfolding across a vast land teeming with life,” Square Enix explains. “Nurtured by the earth, the many peoples of this land dare to dream, fighting for what is just and this is their tale.”
Square Enix’s goal for the new studio is to create amazing, story-driven games that will appeal to everyone. “The aim of the studio is to provide unforgettable stories that will inspire players in their own lives, and bring new game experiences to everyone around the world.” the publisher states.
Currently, neither Square Enix nor Studio Istolia have announced when the game will be released or what systems it will release on. However, Square Enix has provided us with some concept art for us to indulge in for the time being.